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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will drift across Victoria and Bass Strait today, reaching the Tasman Sea tonight. A trough of low pressure is likely to deepen over the Bight later on Thursday before approaching western Victorian coastal waters on Friday night and moving through Bass Strait during Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots. Winds tending north to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 knots before tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 31 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
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 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday.

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