Western Port Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system centred over the Bight extends a ridge over northern Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards to the north of the State during Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front will approach from the southwest later on Thursday before crossing Victorian waters on Friday. A new high approaching from the west will extend a ridge over Victoria on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 23 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning then turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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 EST Wednesday.

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