Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Tuesday 30 June 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends from the Bight across Victoria to the Tasman Sea and will remain slow moving across Victoria during Tuesday although a weak upper level trough will move across the north of the State. The ridge will then move northwards on Wednesday as a cold front approaches from the Southern Ocean. The cold front will then rapidly cross Bass Strait and Victoria on Thursday morning then a high pressure system over South Australia will move eastwards over Victoria on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

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

Wednesday 1 July

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 3 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly about 10 knots during the morning.
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 EST Tuesday.

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