Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over Tasmania extends a ridge across Bass Strait. The ridge will contract eastwards today as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front will slide southeastwards across of Bass Strait on Wednesday and early Thursday. The next high pressure will cross northern Victoria later Thursday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots reaching 15 knots in the far south. Winds tending north to northeasterly in the morning and increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Patchy morning fog with reduced visibility. Sunny afternoon.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots at night.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.

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