Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 10:10 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over New South Wales while a cold front approaches from the west. The front will reach far western Bass Strait early Sunday morning before weakening as it crosses Bass Strait. A second front will follow through Bass Strait Sunday night. The high pressure will remain to the north of Victoria on Monday then another front will approach from the west during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the west in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east.
2nd Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 July

Gale Warning for Sunday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Winds tending westerly in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the west during the morning.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.

Monday 24 July

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 Saturday.

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