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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system centred over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Tasmania to waters south of the Bight. On Thursday a new high pressure system will strengthen south of the Bight on Thursday then track slowly eastwards to be centred close to Tasmania by the weekend. A low pressure trough is likely to deepen off the central New South Wales coast on Friday and looks set to persist in that area over the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the east.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear. Areas of fog offshore with reduced visibility.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the morning. Winds turning easterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower inshore in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon and tending east to southeasterly at night.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 3 March

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, tending southeast to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Wednesday.

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