Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high is centred near Tasmania, while an inland trough lies over South Australia. The high will move slowly eastwards and be situated east of Tasmania over the weekend and into early next week, extending a ridge up the eastern seaboard, while the trough deepens over South Australia.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central Coast

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 21 January

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Central Coast

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the early morning. Inshore winds easing to around 10 knots for a period in the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 5:10 am EDT Friday.

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