Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Saturday 15 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A multi centred low pressure system over New South Wales will continue to weaken as it drifts southwards across Victoria today and over Tasmania during Sunday. A high pressure system will develop well south of the Bight on Monday and will extend a weak ridge over Victoria late Monday and during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Afternoon inshore coastal seabreezes to 15 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Humid. Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. Rain heavy at times this morning. Areas of fog with reduced visibility. A thunderstorm likely.

Sunday 16 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 17 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 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 Saturday.

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