Western Port Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria today. The tail end of a weak cold front will pass over Bass Strait this afternoon and overnight. A stronger cold front will approach Bass Strait later on Wednesday and will cross Bass Strait during Thursday, leaving a strong west to southwesterly airstream in its wake. A weak high pressure ridge will develop over Victoria during Friday morning but another cold front will reach western Victorian coastal waters later in the day.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then easing to 10 knots tonight.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 16 October

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

Thursday 17 October

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon with possible hail.

Friday 18 October

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning then turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Tuesday.

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