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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 18 June 2019
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 22 June 2019.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the 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 cold front over eastern Bass Strait will move towards this Tasman Sea this evening. A ridge will extend across Victoria on Wednesday from a high centred over the Bight, weakening on Thursday. Another high will cross waters south of the Bight during Friday and Saturday, leaving Victoria in a cold southerly airflow.

Forecast for Tuesday 18 June until midnight

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Squalls to 40 knots possible near thunderstorms. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.

Forecast for Wednesday 19 June

Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the south in the early morning.

Forecast for Thursday 20 June

Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 21 June

Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Saturday 22 June

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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

* 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.