Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system just east of Tasmania will move to the Tasman Sea tonight. A high pressure system over the Bight will move eastwards across Victoria over the weekend. The high will linger near eastern Bass Strait early next week then move into the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 28 March

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Sunday 29 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 30 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 EDT Saturday.

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