Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
IDV10460
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Wednesday 28 October 2020
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 1 November 2020.

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Please be aware
Wind 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.
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Warning Information
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300 659
210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A broad but weak low pressure trough over central Victoria will remain nearly
stationary tonight, as a large high pressure system southeast of Tasmania
continues to move to the southeast, and the ridge it extends over western
Victoria weakens. A low pressure system will move over South Australia tomorrow
and extend another trough over western Victoria in the evening as it moves
northeast, moving over southern New South Wales on Friday then the Tasman Sea
on Saturday, while a high crossing the Bight through this period maintains a
ridge over Tasmania. This high centre is expected to move just east of Tasmania
on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday 28 October until midnight
Winds: Variable 5 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the
north early this evening.

Forecast for Thursday 29 October
Winds: Easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming variable early morning then southeast to
southwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather:
Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the north with reduced visibility.
60% chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a
thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon.

Forecast for Friday 30 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 20 knots in the middle
of the day then tending southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Saturday 31 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing
to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north during the afternoon or evening. Weather:
Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 1 November
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly at
night. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Thursday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View
the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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