Dive Weather

5:26 am EST on Friday 23 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over Victoria will drift northwards today as a cold front approaches from the southwest. The front will reach Portland at around 1500 today, Cape Otway 1700 and Wilsons Promontory 2100 and will extend further eastwards Saturday morning. Another cold front will pass through Bass Strait later Sunday, then a ridge of high pressure over the Bight will extend across northern Victoria on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, locally 25 knots during the morning, shifting southwesterly in the late evening at 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 40% chance of showers this evening.

Saturday 24 June

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 26 June

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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