Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:42 pm EDT on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move eastwards across Bass Strait on Saturday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A low pressure trough will extend from South Australia to western Bass Strait later on Sunday and remain almost stationary over the west on Monday then move slowly eastwards on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 22 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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 Saturday.

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