Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 9 April 2020
for the period until midnight EST Monday 13 April 2020.

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.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A large high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea will drift eastward
tonight. A cold front will approach from the west during Friday, reaching
western waters at night before sweeping through the remainder of Bass Strait
during Saturday morning. The next high pressure system will be located just to
the southwest of Adelaide by Saturday night, and will drift slowly over
Victoria Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Thursday 9 April until midnight
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Clear.

Forecast for Friday 10 April
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in
the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Saturday 11 April
Winds: West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots increasing to 40 knots before
tending south to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Weather:
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Possible
hail, and the chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Forecast for Sunday 12 April
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the
evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Monday 13 April
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly during the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Friday.

* 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

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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