Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:21 am EST on Wednesday 17 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and associated trough is located just to the east of Victoria and will gradually drift away to the southeast tonight. A cold front embedded in a southwesterly airflow will move across Bass Strait today as a high pressure system develops south of the Bight. The high will move slowly eastwards during the remainder of the week to be over Bass Strait on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots around the middle of the day. Squalls around 40 knots possible this afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.

Thursday 18 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to around 15 knots at night.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.

Friday 19 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 20 September

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 Wednesday.

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