Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:11 am EST on Friday 25 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening low pressure system near Mount Gambier will move slowly southeastwards across western and southern Bass Strait on Friday to lie near northeastern Tasmania on Saturday morning then dissipate to a trough as it moves further east. A high pressure system will move over New South Wales during the weekend and will extend a weak ridge southwards over Victoria. A weakening cold front will cross the Bight to affect Tasmania on Sunday night and a northwesterly airstream will strengthen over Bass Strait on Monday as another cold front crosses Bight waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then easing back to 10 to 15 knots this evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 26 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Sunday 27 July

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 28 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 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 4:40 pm EST Friday.

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