Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 1 December 2015.
A low pressure trough will cross the east of the State early this morning. A cold front will follow, crossing southern parts of the State during the afternoon. A high pressure system will cross Bight waters on Wednesday then move over Victoria on Thursday to reach the Tasman Sea on Friday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Western Port
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon before turning west to southwesterly at 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon. Southwesterly easing to 15 to 20 knots tonight.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail later tonight.
Wednesday 2 December
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning, with possible hail.
Thursday 3 December
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
- Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
- Mostly sunny.
Friday 4 December
- Variable about 10 knots and afternoon south to southeasterly seabreezes 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 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 4:40 pm EDT Tuesday.