Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Tasmania to waters south of the Bight, directing northeast to southeasterly winds over Bass Strait. Little change is expected in this pattern over the coming days although a new high will strengthen south of the Bight on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far east during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far west.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots by early morning, Winds tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EDT Monday.

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