Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:20 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system near Adelaide will continue to move northeastwards and approach northwestern Victoria early in the morning, before drifting over southern New South Wales this afternoon. The next high pressure system will drift slowly eastwards over waters south of the Bight during Sunday and early next week before moving near Tasmania on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Western Port

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.

Sunday 26 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots west of Sandy Point in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 4:40 pm EST Saturday.

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