Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:49 pm EST on Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge extending across Victorian waters from a high pressure system to the southeast will contract eastwards tonight. A cold front approaching from the west will slide southeastwards across Bass Strait on Wednesday. The next high pressure system will cross northern Victoria on Thursday and early Friday, as another cold front crosses the Bight. The high will reach the Tasman Sea by Saturday, while the new cold front will reach western Victorian waters late on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots, locally reaching 15 knots in the west during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots tending northerly around 10 knots during the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots at night.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 EST Wednesday.

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