Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A narrow high pressure ridge will cross Victoria on Saturday night. A strong cold front will cross Bight waters to reach western Bass Strait late Sunday afternoon, crossing central Victorian waters and they bays in the evening and eastern Bass Strait waters early on Monday. Another cold front embedded in a cold unstable westerly airstream will cross Bass Strait on Tuesday. A high pressure system is expected to cross NSW later on Wednesday and Thursday then a somewhat weaker cold front is likely to affect Bass Strait on Friday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 2 October

Gale Warning for Sunday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning and reaching 30 to 35 knots in the late morning. Wind turning west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of rain. Rain heavy at times in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Monday 3 October

Winds
West to northwesterly mainly 15 to 25 knots but locally 30 knots early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 EDT Sunday.

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