Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Victoria. The high will drift eastwards over the next few days. A cold front will move across the Bight on Friday and will cross Bass Strait on Saturday as an associated low passes to the south of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will form over inland South Australia on Sunday and will extend a ridge across northern Victoria Sunday night as further front move across the Southern Ocean.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots late tonight.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 27 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the west in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 28 June

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, locally reaching 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 29 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, with possible hail in the evening.

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

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Thursday.

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