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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system just west of Tasmania will be centred over the southern Tasman Sea by Friday morning and remain slow moving during Saturday as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front is expected to enter western Bass Strait on Sunday afternoon, reaching central waters during the evening then crossing the remainder of Bass Strait early on Monday. Another high is forecast to develop over the Bight early on Monday then be located just west of Victoria by Monday night.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 19 April

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the west during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore by early evening.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 20 April

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
1st Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

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 Friday.

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