Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 19 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving slowly eastwards. A cold front which has just moved through Port Phillip and Western Port will reach Gabo Island around midnight tonight. Another slow moving high pressure system will then become established over the Bight on Friday and extend a ridge across Victoria over the weekend then cross Victoria on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Sandy Point in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Friday 20 October

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Sandy Point early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly during the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 21 October

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 23 October

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% 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 5:10 am EDT Friday.

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