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

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 1 July 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge over Victorian waters. The high will move slowly eastwards over the weekend, while a trough deepens off the NSW coast. The ridge will persist over Bass Strait early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots, though west to southwesterly around 10 knots inshore during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 4 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, tending easterly 2 to 3 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 5:10 am EST Saturday.

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