Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 10:27 am EST on Monday 23 July 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving slowly eastwards. A cold front embedded in a northwesterly airflow will cross Bass Strait Monday night with another cold front to follow on Tuesday. The next high pressure system will move from inland South Australia to southeast NSW on Wednesday, extending a ridge southwards across Victoria and Bass Strait. As the high drifts over the Tasman Sea on Thursday, a low pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight towards Adelaide.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Gale Warning for Monday for Central Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west at night.

Tuesday 24 July

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Central Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots increasing to 30 to 40 knots by midday, then turning westerly 30 to 40 knots in the afternoon. Wind easing to 20 to 30 knots during the late evening.
Seas
3 to 5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Wednesday 25 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of light showers.

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 Monday.

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