Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system centred over South Australia extending a ridge over norther Victoria will move slowly eastwards over New South Wales today maintaining a broad westerly flow over Victoria. A cold front will cross the State on Friday bringing colder southwesterly winds on Friday night. A new high will build south of the Bight on Saturday, then continue to move eastwards over Victoria at the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 September

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail in the south at night.

Saturday 25 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.

Sunday 26 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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