Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will drift across Victoria and Bass Strait today, reaching the Tasman Sea tonight. A trough of low pressure is likely to deepen over the Bight later on Thursday before approaching western Victorian coastal waters on Friday night and moving through Bass Strait during Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots this afternoon, then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 31 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday.

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