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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Monday 5 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross eastern Bass Strait this morning as a high crosses the Southern Ocean. A southerly airstream will become light and variable later on Tuesday as a weak ridge moves over Bass Strait and a cold front approaches from the southwest. The front will cross Tasmania on Wednesday with a fresh west to southwesterly airstream to follow as a high moves south of the Bight. The high is expected to approach western Bass Strait on Thursday as a southwesterly airstream continues across Victorian coastal waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 6 December

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Monday.

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