Safe Wave Height knowledge for your small boat is needed before you even consider venturing out. Every year people have close calls, or even capsize, on Port Phillip Bay in their boat. Sometimes lives are lost. Hence this Port Phillip Bay Wave Heights Safe Boating guide is offered as a heads-up before you venture out.
Note it is only a guide. Nobody can know your specific boat or how it handles. Always leave a margin of safety. Port Phillip Bay is notorious for sudden weather changes, quick squalls and some very extreme conditions.
Check the BOM Meteye webpage. Subscribe and stay up-to-date with weather alerts and broadcasts. Consider a marine radio. Don’t take unnecessary risks or overestimate your boat or your skills.
Remember to ensure you are carrying the required safety gear in working condition. You can find out more about the legal safety equipment here.