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

Wednesday 12 August

Synoptic Situation: A northerly airstream will persist across Victorian coastal waters until the end of the week. A low pressure system over waters south of the Bight will move east and weaken on Friday as an upper level trough crosses the State. Another low will develop off the south coast of NSW on Saturday as a large high pressure system moves over South Australia. The low is expected to remain slow moving during Sunday as a weak high pressure ridge extends over western Bass Strait.

Port Phillip

Wednesday 12 August

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather: Cloudy.

Thursday 13 August

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 14 August

Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 15 August

Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 16 August

Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.