Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 10:04 am EDT on Tuesday 29 November 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight is extending a ridge across southern Victoria. The high will move slowly east on Wednesday and approach Tasmania on Thursday before moving over the Tasman Sea early on Friday. The high will remain slow moving on Saturday with generally light and variable winds across Victorian coastal waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 30 November

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east during the morning and early afternoon. Winds turning southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 1 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EDT Tuesday.

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