Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 3 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system just south of Adelaide extends a ridge across Victoria. A cold front will cross Tasmania on Friday, briefly intruding on the ridge during the day before the high centre moves to the New South Wales coast in the evening. A deep low moving eastwards over the Southern Ocean will extend a trough over western Victoria Saturday morning, followed by a cold front which will cross the state in the afternoon and evening. The low will pass to the south of Tasmania late on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 4 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the far east in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 5 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 knots early, reaching 30 knots about the south from late morning then shifting west to northwesterly 30 to 40 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms in the west in the afternoon.

Sunday 6 December

Winds
Westerly 30 to 40 knots turning northwesterly 30 to 35 knots during the evening.
Seas
3 to 5 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Friday.

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