Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:27 pm EDT on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over Bight waters is expected to strengthen as it moves southeast. The high will position itself south of Tasmania during Tuesday and remain well to the south for the rest of the week. A low pressure trough to the east of Victoria will deepen significantly during Wednesday night with a low pressure system expected to form over the Tasman Sea on Thursday. The low will remain slow moving over the Tasman Sea during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly around 10 knots locally reaching up to 15 knots until evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Tuesday.

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