East Gippsland Coastal Waters Forecast: Lakes Entrance to 60nm east of Gabo Island

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A large low pressure complex with multiple low centres affecting southeast Australia will drift southwards later today and will move across Tasmania on Saturday resulting in a westerly airflow developing across Bass Strait. The next cold front is expected to reach western Victorian coastal waters late Sunday afternoon and will cross Bass Strait Sunday night, clearing far eastern waters early Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east. Winds turning west to southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 1 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeast to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots shifting north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming northerly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Becoming cloudy.

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 Friday.

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