Forecast issued at 10:53 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014.
A high pressure system over southeastern Victoria will move eastwards to reach the Tasman Sea today. A cold front will move rapidly eastwards across the State on Saturday. Another high pressure system will pass just to the south of Victoria on Sunday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Monday as a stronger cold front moves across the Bight towards Victoria.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south later in the evening.
Saturday 26 April
Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Port Phillip
- North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the south ahead of a southwesterly change of similar strength in the late morning. Southwesterly winds easing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and 10 to 15 knots at night.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Sunday 27 April
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the morning then easterly during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
Monday 28 April
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south during the morning.
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 Friday.