Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 11:05 am EST on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across Bass Strait today with vigorous northerly winds shifting westerly. Winds will ease on Wednesday, then another cold front is expected to move into the Bight on Thursday and will reach western Victorian coastal waters Thursday night. The front will weaken as it crosses the remaining waters on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gippsland Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the early evening, then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots later in the evening.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 6 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming variable during the day.
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 EST Tuesday.

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