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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Monday 24 June 2024.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system lies over eastern Victoria and Bass Strait and slowly moves east as a cold front and low pressure system cross the Bight. The front is forecast to approach western Victoria today before crossing the state on Tuesday and introducing an unstable northwesterly over the coastal waters. A weak ridge of high pressure will extend across the northern half of the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 26 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore at times during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 4:40 pm EST Monday.

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