Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:53 pm EDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred southwest of Tasmania extends a ridge to another high pressure centre over the central Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough over South Australia will enter western Victorian coastal waters later Sunday then will gradually push eastwards across remaining waters during Monday. The next high pressure system developing south of the Bight on Tuesday will extend a ridge eastwards across Victoria. The high will pass south of Tasmania later Wednesday as the next trough extends from inland Australia to northern Victoria.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then turning east to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening.

Monday 1 December

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Humid. Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 2 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, locally reaching up to 20 knots in the southwest.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

Wednesday 3 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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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