Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:47 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation

An intense low pressure system just southeast of Tasmania will move rapidly east tonight and a cold trough over eastern Bass Strait and Victoria will also move out over the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system moving over Bight waters will move east to reach northern Victoria later on Saturday then it will remain almost stationary over the State until Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Western Port

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots with squalls near 40 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to northwesterly in the afternoon and easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the late morning.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Monday 4 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 5 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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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