Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:51 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the southeast of Tasmania will continue to drift slowly eastwards across the southern Tasman Sea. A cold front will cross the Bight on Thursday but weaken as it enters Bass Strait on Friday. A stronger cold front will follow across Bass Strait on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 10 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 11 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers with possible hail.

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 Wednesday.

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