Latest predictions for Melbourne from Seabreeze
Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 24 May 2022.
A weakening high pressure system in the Tasman Sea is moving slowly eastwards. A low pressure trough and weakening cold front will enter western Victorian waters late Wednesday, with the trough to slowly cross the remainder of Bass Strait during Thursday and Friday. A short-lived ridge of high pressure will briefly become established over the State on Saturday, while another front crosses Tasmania.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Wednesday.
Data from the weather station running at The Scuba Doctor. Click to view more...
We often smile as it unfolds that the Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula region can have four seasons in one day, but these small changes in weather generally do not effect diving. If rain is forecast, it doesn't matter as you're already planning to get wet! When it's raining you will often find that the wind dies down and surface conditions improve.
These are the links to the web sites we use to plan our dives near Melbourne.
The Bureau of Meteorology's National Tide Centre website has seven-day tide predictions for Port Phillip Heads, Western Port, Geelong, Melbourne and Portland. Tide predictions for Australia and the Pacific are also available on the site.
As well, the Victorian Tide Book 2022, provides complete Victorian tide predictions for 2022.
Download a copy of the 2022 Victorian Tide Tables Edition 6 (Adobe PDF | 2.96 MB) — December 2021
See also Victorian Tide Times for 2022.
Beach Report from EPA Victoria helps you decide when and where to swim in Port Phillip. EPA forecasts water quality for 36 beaches in Port Phillip.
See also, How Do Bay Water Quality Reports Work (Adobe PDF | 726.45 KB)
— by Simon Mustoe, 4 February 2022
Avoid swimming near stormwater or river outlets 24-48 hours after heavy rain.