Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Thursday 11 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends from south of the Bight to the Tasman Sea, while a weak low pressure trough persists over northeast Victoria. This pattern is expected to be maintained until Friday. A low pressure trough and cold front will cross Bass Strait on Saturday, reaching the Tasman Sea late at night. A high pressure system well west of WA will extend a ridge across the Bight and over Bass Strait on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots at night.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 12 February

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
Variable below 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots during the morning. Winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the late evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 14 February

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Thursday.

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