Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:18 am EST on Monday 6 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A small low pressure system west of Tasmania and associated cold front will move eastwards and the front will enter western Bass Strait today but will weaken tonight. The low will sit just west of Bass Strait today then it too will weaken before sliding southwards later on Tuesday. A high pressure system will pass well south of Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday to lie over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday and a ridge will extend northwards from this high to the New south wales coast. Another weakening low and cold front will approach western Bass Strait on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Monday.

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