Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:53 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014.

Weather Situation

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

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming northerly in the middle of the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 26 April

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Western Port

Winds
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 25 knots in the afternoon and 10 to 15 knots at night
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.

Sunday 27 April

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots from midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 28 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
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 Friday.

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