Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing waters south of the Bight will reach Portland around midnight and will cross Bass Strait early Sunday. Another cold front will cross Bass Strait on Monday, then a low pressure system will develop just to the southeast of Tasmania on Tuesday as a large high pressure system moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Western Port

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, locally reaching 30 knots tonight.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 July

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then easing to around 10 knots during the afternoon. Winds tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 1 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain, with possible hail at night. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning.

Wednesday 3 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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 Sunday.

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