Western Port Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Monday 10 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge lies over Bass Strait as a low pressure system develops south of the Bight. The low will approach western Victoria late Tuesday with an associated trough sliding slowly across Bass Strait on Wednesday and weakening as the low becomes near stationary to the west of Tasmania. A mild, humid and unstable northwesterly airstream will prevail across Victoria for the remainder of the week following the front.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 11 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 12 August

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Friday 14 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 5:10 am EST Tuesday.

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