Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Victoria. The high will drift eastwards over the next few days. A cold front will move across the Bight on Friday and will cross Bass Strait on Saturday as an associated low passes to the south of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will form over inland South Australia on Sunday and will extend a ridge across northern Victoria Sunday night as further front move across the Southern Ocean.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 27 June

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 28 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Sunday 30 June

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Thursday.

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