Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front located near Wilsons Promontory at 0400hrs is forecast near Lakes Entrance at 0800hrs, Gabo Island at 1200hrs. Another weak front will cross Bass Strait Monday night and early Tuesday, then a weak ridge of high pressure will move across inland Victoria. The next low pressure trough is forecast to cross the Bight during Wednesday with a low forming on the trough to the southwest of Victoria then intensifying on Wednesday night.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers this morning.

Monday 26 September

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly before dawn.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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 4:40 pm EST Sunday.

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