Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Saturday 19 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea. A new high pressure system will form over the Tasman Sea early next week as the high to the west slowly weakens. Meanwhile a trough of low pressure over inland Australia will extend southwards to northern Victoria. Another high pressure system over the Southern Ocean will pass to the south of Tasmania Wednesday night.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southerly around 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 20 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 21 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots and afternoon seabreezes of similar strength.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 22 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 23 January

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
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 5:10 am EDT Sunday.

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