Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends from south of the Bight across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea and this pattern is expected to be maintained until Friday. A weak trough of low pressure will also persist over inland NSW and northeast Victoria until Friday. A cold front will approach on Saturday before crossing Bass Strait on Saturday night.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 12 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
Southerly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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