Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:41 pm EDT on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system crossing the Southern Ocean will continue to extend a weak ridge across Bass Strait tonight and during tomorrow. Meanwhile a low pressure system will move across the Bight tomorrow and will be centred near northwest Victoria Wednesday night. The low will then travel close to the NSW - Victorian border on Thursday, then will move across the Tasman Sea on Friday as the next high pressure system forms south of Western Australia.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 18 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 20 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 21 December

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 EDT Tuesday.

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