Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:42 pm EST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is over the Tasman Sea. A cold front will move across Bass Strait during Tuesday. Another cold front is expected to cross Bass Strait late Wednesday and early Thursday with a weak high high pressure system following across Victoria later Thursday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming northerly in the late evening.

Tuesday 22 April

Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the early afternoon.

Wednesday 23 April

West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the early afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening.

Thursday 24 April

North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly during the afternoon.

Friday 25 April

Variable about 10 knots.

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 5:10 am EST Tuesday.

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