Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:12 pm EDT on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front near Cape Otway at 1600hrs is expected near Port Phillip Heads 1800hrs, Wilsons Promontory 1900hrs, Lakes Entrance 2200hrs and Gabo Island 0100hrs Saturday. A high pressure system will move over the Bight during Saturday, with winds easing during Sunday as the high approaches Adelaide before moving over Bass Strait by Monday night. The high will drift over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 19 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Port Phillip

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots late morning. Squalls to 45 knots possible with showers.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 20 October

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 21 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 22 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Saturday.

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