Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough is expected near Portland 1000hrs Wednesday, Capt Otway 1400hrs, Port Phillip Heads 1700hrs, Wilsons Promontory around 2200 hrs then weakening. The next high pressure system will pass just south of Tasmania on Thursday, reaching the south Tasman Sea on Friday. Another low pressure trough will enter western Victorian coastal waters Friday afternoon, clearing eastern waters early Saturday as the next high pressure system approaches Tasmania.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots this afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly in the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Southeasterly 5 to 10 knots tending northeasterly and light for a period in the morning, then shifting southeasterly and increasing to1 0 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Partly 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 Wednesday.

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