Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 18 July 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross waters south of the Bight today and will pass across Bass Strait on Thursday, but will not clear far eastern waters until early Friday with a west to southwesterly airflow to follow. The next high pressure system will drift across New South Wales on Saturday with winds over Bass Strait tending northwesterly over central and western waters. Winds will freshen on Sunday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea and a cold front crosses the Bight.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Western Port

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 19 July

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Western Port

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Winds turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain, with possible hail at night.

Friday 20 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon then easing to 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail.

Saturday 21 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 22 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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 EST Thursday.

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