Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Thursday 15 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred south of the Bight, with a trough in the Tasman Sea extending northwards to central New South Wales. During Thursday the high will move east, crossing Tasmania tonight then weakening as another high develops south of the Bight on Friday. A weak cold front will cross Tasmania Friday night, then the new high will move rapidly eastwards, passing across Tasmania Saturday night then moving over the Tasman Sea on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east during the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 16 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the far east during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 17 November

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far 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 Thursday.

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