Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:14 am EDT on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system east of Tasmania will move away to the southeast today while a high pressure system strengthens south of the Bight. The high will be slow moving until the middle of the week. A cold front will move across Tasmania on Tuesday, reinforcing the southerly airflow across Bass Strait.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots increasing to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 2 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon.

Tuesday 3 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 4 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
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 4:40 pm EDT Sunday.

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