Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will move eastwards into Victoria on Tuesday, while the tail end of a weak cold front moves through Bass Strait early in the morning. By Wednesday the high will move over the Tasman Sea and become near stationary. A deep trough to the southwest is expected to develop into a low-pressure system in the Bight during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
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 9 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres in the far 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 EST Tuesday.

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