Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over Victoria will drift northwards on Friday as a cold front approaches from the southwest. The front will reach move through western Victorian coastal waters Friday afternoon and will pass through remaining coastal waters during the evening and overnight. Another front will pass through Bass Strait later Sunday, then a ridge of high pressure over the Bight will extend across northern Victoria on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the west in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 23 June

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots offshore during the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots at night.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 60% chance of showers in the evening.

Saturday 24 June

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots easing to 20 to 25 knots during the morning then tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 5:10 am EST Friday.

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