Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the Bight and Victoria, directing a southwesterly air flow over Bass Strait. A weak cold front approaching from the southwest is forecast to cross Bass Strait during Wednesday. During Thursday a high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just southwest of Victoria, then drift slowly southwards on Friday, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 22 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 23 February

Winds
Southeasterly below 10 knots tending east to southerly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 EDT Wednesday.

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