Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:47 pm EST on Friday 22 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system will remain over the south Tasman Sea for the next week. A cold front crossing waters south of the Bight will weaken to a trough as it moves over western Victoria late on Saturday. The trough will move slowly across the remainder of the State on Sunday as the next high pressure system moves from the Bight towards western Victoria by late in the day. This high will slide south of Victoria and join with the southern Tasman high pressure system on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning and locally reaching 20 knots at times.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 24 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 20 knots at times, tending westerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 25 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming southeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms in the morning with higher squalls.

Tuesday 26 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots.
Seas
Below half a metre.

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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