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

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 5:10 am EDT on Thursday 24 October 2019
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 27 October 2019.

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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
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 high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and
associated trough will approach far western Victorian coastal waters tonight,
then will sweep across Bass Strait Friday, expected near Portland 0100hrs
Friday and clearing Gabo Island around 1600hrs Friday. Another cold front will
follow on Saturday, then the next high pressure system will move from the Bight
towards Victoria late Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday 24 October until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots by
midday and reaching 25 knots at times this afternoon and evening. Winds further
increasing to 20 to 30 knots by midnight. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Friday 25 October
Gale Warning for Friday for Port Phillip
Winds: North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 35 knots
during the early morning ahead of a 20 to 30 knot westerly change. Winds easing
to 10 to 15 knots by early afternoon, before increasing to 15 to 20 knots and
later 20 to 25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1
to 1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of
showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Forecast for Saturday 26 October
Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the morning then
southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2
metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The
chance of a thunderstorm during the day. Possible hail.

Forecast for Sunday 27 October
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots
during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the
morning. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm 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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