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

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Forecast issued at 10:16 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high to the north extends a ridge over central Bass Strait. The ridge will move eastward tonight, with a cold front approaching from the west forecast to be near Portland at 0100 hrs on Tuesday, Wilsons Prom at 0700 hrs and Mallacoota at midday. A cold and unstable southwesterly airstream will follow the front. A strong high pressure system will then approach from the west during Wednesday then become nearly stationary over the State on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far west.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the far east, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 30 May

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 31 May

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Possible hail in the morning.

Thursday 1 June

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the east during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 5:10 am EST Tuesday.

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