Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system is located over the Tasman Sea and will remain there through until Tuesday. A large high pressure system lies well south of Tasmania extending a ridge over western Victoria. The high pressure ridge will move slowly across Victoria on Monday and Tuesday as a new low pressure system develops over the Bight. The low and associated trough will move closer to Victoria during Wednesday and will cross Bass Strait on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 31 August

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 1 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

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 Monday.

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