Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Monday 2 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is located in the south Tasman Sea and will move south across the south island of New Zealand today. A strong high pressure system is located south of the Bight directing south to southwesterly flow across Bass Strait. The high will be slow moving until the middle of the week. A cold front will move across Tasmania on Tuesday, reinforcing the southerly airflow across the Strait. The high will move across Tasmania late on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots locally reaching up to 25 knots at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower or some drizzle this morning.

Tuesday 3 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 4 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Thursday 5 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending easterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
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 4:40 pm EDT Monday.

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