Victoria

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.

Port Phillip and Western Port

Thursday 19 September

Synoptic Situation: A high pressure system is over the Tasman sea. A cold front and associated trough will approach western Bass Strait tonight, then slowly cross western and central waters late on Friday and clear to the east early on Saturday. A weak ridge of high pressure will develop over Victoria on Sunday, then another cold front will cross Bass Strait early on Monday.

Port Phillip

Thursday 19 September

Winds: North to northeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the south.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Friday 20 September

Winds: North to northeasterly 25 to 30 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Winds turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Saturday 21 September

Winds: North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots shifting westerly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 22 September

Winds: Westerly about 10 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 23 September

Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.