Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system centred over the Bight extends a ridge over northern Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards to the north of the State during Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front will approach from the southwest later on Thursday before crossing Victorian waters on Friday. A new high approaching from the west will extend a ridge over Victoria on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 September

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 25 to 40 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 EST Wednesday.

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