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 Friday 23 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will extend over the coastal waters throughout the weekend. On Sunday a weak low pressure trough will cross Bass Strait ahead of the next high pressure ridge extending over the coastal waters once again from late Sunday evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east.

Saturday 24 February

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 26 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Saturday.

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