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Forecast issued at 10:28 am EDT on Monday 18 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly towards New Zealand on Monday. A low pressure complex south of WA will move southeastwards on Monday as an associated cold front crosses the Bight. The low will deepen over the southern ocean on Tuesday as cold front crosses Bass Strait. Another cold front will clip the Bass Strait on Wednesday as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high will extend a ridge across Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly around 10 knots during the early afternoon. Winds tending easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 December

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Port Phillip

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the early afternoon. Winds shifting southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the late afternoon then easing to 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Stronger squalls possible with the southwesterly change and any thunderstorms.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 20 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.