Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:15 am EST on Wednesday 5 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front has cleared east Bass Strait this morning, bringing a cold and vigours southwesterly airstream across Bass Strait. A weaker cold front will move across Tasmania and Bass Strait on Thursday. A large high pressure system will be located near Adelaide on Thursday, moving slowly across Victoria on Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Western Port

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots west of Sandy Point in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail in the late morning and afternoon.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Sandy Point early in the morning. Winds turning southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 7 August

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 8 August

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Wednesday.

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