Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Monday 25 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the New South Wales coast will be slow-moving during tonight and Tuesday but will continue to extend a ridge across Bass Strait. A cold front crossing the Bight on Tuesday will weaken and slide away to the southeast on Wednesday, as a second front approaches from the southwest. This front will enter western Bass Strait on Thursday night, moving rapidly across the remainder of the Strait early on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 knots before turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 29 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 EST Tuesday.

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