Forecast issued at 5:20 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.
A low pressure system near Adelaide will continue to move northeastwards and approach northwestern Victoria early in the morning, before drifting over southern New South Wales this afternoon. The next high pressure system will drift slowly eastwards over waters south of the Bight during Sunday and early next week before moving near Tasmania on Wednesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Western Port
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.
Sunday 26 April
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots west of Sandy Point in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Monday 27 April
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Tuesday 28 April
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
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 Saturday.