Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high will move south of the Bight on Tuesday, extending a ridge over Tasmania. Meanwhile, the trough over the north of the state will broaden and retreat to inland Australia. The high will continue to strengthen during the week, and slowly track southeastwards to be situated east of Tasmania by the end of the week. An inland trough will begin to deepen over South Australia on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 19 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Western Port

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon then tending easterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 21 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Tuesday.

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