Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 10:09 am EST on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over the Bight is expected to move slowly eastwards and be centred near Adelaide on Wednesday and over Victoria by Friday, before moving into the Tasman Sea on Saturday. A cold fronts is forecast to cross Tasmania on Wednesday night.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far east in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 24 May

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far east.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 25 May

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre in the east.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
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 EST Wednesday.

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