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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Thursday 23 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the eastern Tasman Sea will remain slow moving over the next few days. A low pressure trough will linger over western Bass Strait until Saturday night, then move eastwards across Strait during Sunday. A high pressure system that develops over the Bight during Sunday, will move south of Tasmania during Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the west grading to 15 to 25 knots in the east and reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Point Hicks tonight.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres in the east.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the evening.

Friday 24 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the east early in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower inshore in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and early evening.

Saturday 25 November

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower inshore in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Sunday 26 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 EDT Friday.

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