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 Sunday 24 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred south of the Bight is moving slowly southeastwards, while maintaining a cool southerly airstream over Victoria waters during Sunday and Monday. Winds will ease on Tuesday as the high moves east of Tasmania while a trough approaches from the Bight. The trough is expected to move into western Victorian coastal waters late on Wednesday, then slowly move across the state during Thursday with a low pressure system possibly developing nearby.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres in the east.
Swell
Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 25 October

Gale Warning for Monday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots. Winds reaching 25 to 35 knots in the east from late morning until early evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far east during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the east.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Winds reaching 20 to 30 knots in the east during the early morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southeasterly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Monday.

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