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

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Forecast issued at 10:03 am EDT on Monday 30 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman sea will drift eastward today. A low pressure trough and cold front will cross Bass Strait during Tuesday. Another high pressure system centred over the Bight will extend a ridge across Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 1 December

Gale Warning for Tuesday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 40 knots in the evening. Squalls to 50 knots possible with showers in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending northeast to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending north to northeasterly 1 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 2 December

Winds
Westerly 30 to 40 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the afternoon, easing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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 4:40 pm EDT Monday.

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