Central Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Wilsons Promontory to Lakes Entrance

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Forecast issued at 10:04 am EDT on Monday 30 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman sea will drift eastward today. A low pressure trough and cold front will cross Bass Strait during Tuesday. Another high pressure system centred over the Bight will extend a ridge across Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 1 December

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Central Gippsland Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon then increasing to 30 to 40 knots in the afternoon. Squalls to 50 knots possible with showers in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 3 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 2 December

Winds
Westerly 25 to 40 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EDT Monday.

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