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 Friday 21 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will cross northern Victoria tonight. A cold front over the Southern Ocean will reach far southwest Victorian coastal waters Saturday evening and will cross remaining Bass Strait waters Saturday night and early Sunday as a large high pressure system develops over waters south of the Bight. The high will move eastwards on Sunday and Monday and will be centred just west of Tasmania by late Tuesday as the next low pressure trough moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, although lighter near the coast with afternoon seabreezes to 15 knots. Winds tending northerly around 10 knots near the coast at night.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 22 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Local afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Winds tending west to southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning more southerly late in the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 24 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Saturday.

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