Forecast issued at 10:38 am EST on Saturday 30 April 2016.
A cold front over the Bight will move rapidly eastwards and cross Victoria on Sunday, expected to cross Port Phillip and Western Port at around 0900 hrs. A weak ridge of high pressure will develop over southern New South Wales on Monday as another front over the Southern Ocean approaches Victoria and Tasmania. The front is expected to cross Victoria on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times in the south this morning and early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
- Mostly sunny day. 20% chance of a shower at night.
Sunday 1 May
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Port Phillip
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning, then turning westerly 20 to 30 knots late in the morning. Winds decreasing to 20 to 25 knots during the late afternoon, then turning northwesterly at 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Monday 2 May
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south during the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 3 May
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day then tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
- Cloudy. 50% 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 4:40 pm EST Saturday.