Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Sunday 5 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southern New South Wales will move slowly northwards today. The next low and associated cold front will move south of the Bight today and the front will enter western Bass Strait during Monday but will weaken as it moves across central waters on Monday night. The low will sit just west of Bass Strait on Monday then it too will weaken before sliding southwards later on Tuesday. A high pressure system will pass well south of Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday to lie over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday and a ridge will extend northwards from this high to the New south wales coast.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 6 July

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the early afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Northeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Sunday.

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