Central Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Saturday 20 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge in the Bight will move eastwards and extend a ridge over the coastal waters until Tuesday. From late Tuesday, a weak trough will begin to deepen over western Bass Strait before it crosses the State and coastal waters on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east during the day. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 22 April

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 23 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 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 5:10 am EST Sunday.

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