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

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high is centred near Tasmania, while an inland trough lies over South Australia. The high will move slowly eastwards and be situated east of Tasmania over the weekend and into early next week, extending a ridge up the eastern seaboard, while the trough deepens over South Australia.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 25 knots in the west.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 21 January

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for East Gippsland Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the west in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far west during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Swell
Southerly below 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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