Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:49 am EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front to the east of Victoria will move out over the Tasman Sea today before forming into a low pressure system off the northern NSW coast by Wednesday. A high pressure system will cross the Bight during today and will be centred near Adelaide Tuesday night. The high will weaken on Wednesday as it crosses NSW but an associated ridge will slowly cross Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure trough will then move northeastwards from the Bight across eastern South Australia on Thursday then over northern NSW on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the evening and easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending easterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 5 September

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
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 Tuesday.

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