Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move away from Victoria over the Tasman Sea tonight as a low pressure trough moves from the Bight towards Bass Strait. The trough will cross the Strait during Thursday, clearing eastern waters Friday morning. A cold front will affect Victoria later on Friday before moving away to the east during Saturday as the next high pressure system moves rapidly eastwards across waters south of the Bight.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 27 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting west to southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 28 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore at night with possible hail.

Saturday 29 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting more west to southwesterly and increasing 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon, then easing 15 to 20 knots at night.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon before easing 1 to 2 metres at night.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The risk of thunder and hail in the morning with higher gusts.

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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