Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea, while a front approaches the southwest of Victoria. The front will weaken as it moves through Bass Strait on Thursday, with another high expected to quickly build to the south of the Bight and extend a ridge over southern Victoria later on Thursday. The slow moving high will maintain the ridge over the south of the State during Friday, Saturday and Sunday, while a trough over NSW extends into northeastern Victoria.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
East to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Thursday.

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