Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 10:04 am EST on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A cool southwesterly airstream persists over Victorian coastal waters while a large high pressure system develops in the Bight. A weakening trough will pass through Bass Strait tonight. The high will move over South Australia on Wednesday and extend a ridge southeast across Victoria. The ridge will gradually move east across Victoria on Thursday as the high moves over northern NSW. A cold front developing in the Southern Ocean will cross Victoria on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Central Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres in the west.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 22 September

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 23 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.

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