Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 30 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Victoria. A cold front over the Bight will approach western waters this evening, reaching Portland around 1000hrs Monday, Cape Otway 1200hrs and Port Phillip Heads around 1600hrs. The front will then weaken and move east over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday as another high develops over the Bight. The high will be located just south of Adelaide by Wednesday then move across Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 1 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the south during the day. Winds shifting west to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 2 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly during the afternoon. Wind tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 3 May

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Thursday 4 May

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

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Monday.

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