Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 6 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across southeast Australia. A low pressure system will move over the Bight on Saturday and deepen as it moves east, extending a trough over central Australia. The low is expected to the southwest of Victoria by Sunday night, then will move south of Tasmania on Monday as the trough crosses Victoria.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming easterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then easing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain.

Monday 9 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Tuesday 10 May

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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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