Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Friday 21 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high is centred near Tasmania, while a trough lies over South Australia. The high will move slowly eastwards and be situated east of Tasmania over the weekend and into early next week, extending a ridge up the eastern seaboard, while the trough deepens over South Australia.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots tending northeasterly about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 20 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending easterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 24 January

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. 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 4:40 pm EDT Friday.

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