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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies to the southeast of Tasmania. On Saturday, a weak trough of low pressure will move across Victoria with a ridge of high pressure to move over the State on Sunday. Meanwhile a cold front will develop over the Bight, crossing Victoria on Monday before the ridge of high pressure redevelops over the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly in the early afternoon and becoming variable to 10 knots in the west later in the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 26 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 27 March

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning then shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% 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 4:40 pm EDT Saturday.

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