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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving slowly eastwards. A cold front over the Bight is approaching from the west and is expected to reach Portland around 1000 hrs Thursday, Cape Otway around 1200 hrs and Port Phillip Heads around 1600 hrs. Another slow moving high pressure system will then become established over the Bight on Friday and extend a ridge across Victoria over the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 19 October

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning. Winds tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the early afternoon then southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Squalls to 45 knots possible with thunderstorms.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Friday 20 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Saturday 21 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.