Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Thursday 8 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A cold front is moving east into the Tasman sea, with a cool southwesterly airstream to follow until Friday. A high south of the Bight will track slowly eastwards to be centred east of Tasmania by Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Gale Warning for Thursday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the morning. Winds decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this morning.

Friday 9 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southeast to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeast to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending west to southwesterly around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
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 4:40 pm EDT Thursday.

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