Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Thursday 26 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to cross Bass Strait during Thursday. A low pressure system is expected to develop over the Bight early on Friday then move over land and slowly across the State later on Friday and on Saturday morning. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia later on Saturday then move across New South Wales on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 27 May

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Thursday.

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