Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over eastern Victoria will drift over the Tasman Sea on Thursday as the first in a series of cold fronts crosses waters south of the Bight. The front will cross Bass Strait on Friday with another front to follow on Saturday. Yet another front is expected to pass over Bass Strait on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots near the coast and west to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 23 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots offshore at night.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 May

Winds
North to northwesterly around 10 knots in the north increasing west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the south.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% 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 Thursday.

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