Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Monday 18 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is clearing far eastern waters this evening. The next ridge of high pressure will extend over inland Victoria on Tuesday. A cold front crossing the Southern Ocean with reach far southwestern Victoria waters late Wednesday and will move through Bass Strait Wednesday night. On Thursday then next high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just to the southwest of Victoria. On Friday the high will drift slowly southwards, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Central Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots this evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots at night.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather
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 5:10 am EDT Tuesday.

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