Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Monday 19 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A vigorous west to southwesterly airstream will persist across Victorian coastal waters until Thursday as a series of cold fronts cross Tasmania and a large high pressure system over southern WA moves slowly east. The high is expected to reach the Bight early on Thursday then be located near Adelaide by Thursday night, and inland New South Wales during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Gale Warning for Monday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 20 August

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 30 to 40 knots.
Seas
3 to 4 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 21 August

Winds
Westerly 30 to 35 knots decreasing to 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 25 to 40 knots in the evening.
Seas
3 to 4 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then tending westerly 2 to 3 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 22 August

Winds
Westerly 30 to 40 knots turning southwesterly 30 to 45 knots during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.

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 5:10 am EST Tuesday.

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