Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea, while a front approaches the southwest of Victoria. The front will weaken as it moves through Bass Strait on Thursday, with another high expected to quickly build to the south of the Bight and extend a ridge over southern Victoria later on Thursday. The slow moving high will maintain the ridge over the south of the State during Friday, Saturday and Sunday, while a trough over NSW extends into northeastern Victoria.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 EST Thursday.

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