Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Monday 10 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge lies over Bass Strait as a low pressure system develops south of the Bight. The low will approach western Victoria late Tuesday with an associated trough sliding slowly across Bass Strait on Wednesday and weakening as the low becomes near stationary to the west of Tasmania. A mild, humid and unstable northwesterly airstream will prevail across Victoria for the remainder of the week following the front.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 11 August

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog with reduced visibility.

Wednesday 12 August

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly early in the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Friday 14 August

Winds
Northerly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Tuesday.

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