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

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Saturday 25 March 2023.

Weather Situation

An inland trough extends from NSW into northeastern Victoria with a high pressure ridge extending across Bass Strait. The ridge and trough will weaken on Sunday as another inland trough approaches Victoria from the west, with the trough expected to progress eastwards over the state on Monday and linger about eastern Victoria during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 26 March

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Variable about 10 knots in the west. Northerly winds around 10 knots in the east increasing to 15 to 25 knots from early afternoon, reaching up to 30 knots after sunset.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far east during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 27 March

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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