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

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Forecast issued at 10:14 am EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and associated cold front will cross Bass Strait today, clearing far eastern districts tonight. Another front will pass over Bass Strait Sunday night and early Monday. A weak ridge of high pressure will then cross Bass Strait on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Gale Warning for Saturday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, further increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the east during the afternoon. Winds then shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening. Stronger squalls with showers and thunderstorms and with the change this evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall.

Sunday 24 September

Gale Warning for Sunday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots, locally 35 knots offshore during the early morning. Winds turning northwesterly during the morning and easing to 10 to 20 knots near the coast. Winds tending westerly again during the afternoon and increasing to 30 to 35 knots offshore during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 25 September

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 4 metres.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the far east during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 Saturday.

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