Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:01 pm EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front over far eastern Victorian coastal waters will clear eastwards this evening. A high pressure system over the Bight will be centred near Adelaide tonight then will move across southern NSW during the weekend. Another cold front will move across Bass Strait on Sunday with a further front reaching far western waters late on Monday. This front will cross the remainder of Bass Strait on Tuesday as the next high pressure system develops over the Bight.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots during the early morning then turning westerly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Monday 21 April

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.

Tuesday 22 April

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

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 Saturday.

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