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

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Forecast issued at 10:29 am EST on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front is forecast near Wilsons Promontory at 1300 hrs, Gabo Island at 1900hrs. A ridge will extend across Victoria on Wednesday from a high centred over the Bight, weakening on Thursday. On Friday the high should strengthen and move slowly towards Tasmania, leaving Bass Strait in a cold southerly airflow.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the west at night.

Wednesday 19 June

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the west during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeast to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Northeast to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.

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