Forecast issued at 5:31 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2013.
A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge to northern Victoria. A weak cold front will pass through Bass Strait today. The high will lie near Adelaide by late today then move slowly towards Victoria on Sunday before drifting over the State on Monday. On Tuesday the high pressure system will be centred over the Tasman Sea.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly in the middle of the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
Sunday 26 May
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Monday 27 May
- Variable about 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
Tuesday 28 May
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
- 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 Saturday.