Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:03 pm EDT on Tuesday 20 February 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is passing to the south of Tasmania and will move into the Tasman Sea on Wednesday, extending a ridge up the eastern seaboard. On Thursday a low pressure system and associated trough will enter western parts of South Australia and move steadily eastwards, reaching western Victorian coastal waters later on Friday as a cold front enters waters south of the Bight. The trough and cold front will cross Bass Strait on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Western Port

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 21 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 22 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 23 February

Winds
Northeasterly 5 to 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. The risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 24 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly at similar strength during the morning. Wind increasing 15 to 25 knots during the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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 Wednesday.

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