Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough near Lakes Entrance will cross the remainder of Bass Strait on Wednesday as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high will cross Tasmania on Thursday night then will weaken as another high pressure system develops south of the Bight on Friday. A weak cold front will cross Tasmania on Friday night, then the high will move rapidly eastwards, passing across Tasmania Saturday night.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly in the late evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening.

Thursday 15 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 knots before shifting east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 16 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 17 November

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 EDT Wednesday.

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