Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Thursday 26 May 2016.
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
- 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.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Westerly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Friday 27 May
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
- West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Saturday 28 May
- South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- 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.