Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching from the west will pass over Bass Strait tonight and early Monday, expected near Portland 2000hrs Sunday, Cape Otway 2300hrs, Wilsons Promontory and Port Phillip Heads 0300hrs Monday, and Gabo Island 1000hrs Monday. A weak ridge of high pressure will then cross Bass Strait on Tuesday, followed by a weak low pressure system on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Gale Warning for Sunday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore and also in the far west during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the west.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 25 September

Gale Warning for Monday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots well offshore early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then becoming variable in direction below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre or less during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% 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 Sunday.

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