Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high will move south of the Bight on Tuesday, extending a ridge over Tasmania. Meanwhile, the trough over the north of the state will broaden and retreat to inland Australia. The high will continue to strengthen during the week, and slowly track southeastwards to be situated east of Tasmania by the end of the week. An inland trough will begin to deepen over South Australia on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting east to southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 19 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre in the east.
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Tuesday.

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