Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over waters south of South Australia will continue to drift eastwards, crossing Tasmania tonight and reaching the south Tasman Sea on Sunday, directing east to southeasterly winds over Bass Strait. The high will remain over the Tasman Sea next week and the ridge across Tasmania to waters south of the Bight will persist.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening and reaching 25 knots at times later tonight.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots tending east to northeasterly and easing to around 10 knots during the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending easterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 27 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the day then becoming easterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Sunday.

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