Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 11:00 pm EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front embedded in a vigorous west to northwesterly airflow is cross Tasmania and will move over the southern Tasman Sea tonight. A stronger cold front will move from south of Western Australia northeastwards to cross Bass Strait during Thursday while a deep complex low pressure system passes south of Tasmania. A third cold front will move from the Southern Ocean across Bass Strait on Friday with a very cold southwest to southerly airflow to follow. The next high pressure system will then rapidly approach from the Bight, reaching western Victoria late on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Western Port

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.

Wednesday 30 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Western Port

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.

Thursday 31 July

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots tending westerly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms at night with possible hail.

Friday 1 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms with hail.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

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 Wednesday.

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