Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:45 pm EDT on Tuesday 6 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will continue to develop over the Bight, extending across Victoria during Wednesday then moving over the Tasman Sea. On Thursday morning a strong cold front will cross Bass Strait, reaching far eastern waters in the afternoon before continuing east. During Friday a high will cross the Bight, with a ridge extending eastward over Victoria during Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then tending westerly 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon.

Friday 9 December

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending southwesterly during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

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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