Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards across the weekend. The high will cross Bass Strait on Monday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. Meanwhile a weak cold front will pass across Tasmania and Bass Strait tonight, with another to follow on Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots this evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 14 December

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of light showers in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 15 December

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then turning north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 16 December

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 17 December

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 EDT Saturday.

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