Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high to the north extends a ridge over central Bass Strait. The ridge will move eastward tonight, with a cold front approaching from the west forecast to be near Portland at 0100 hrs on Tuesday, Wilsons Prom at 0700 hrs and Mallacoota at midday. A cold and unstable southwesterly airstream will follow the front. A strong high pressure system will then approach from the west during Wednesday then become nearly stationary over the State on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 30 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the late morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 31 May

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.

Thursday 1 June

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly about 10 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 2 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots tending southwesterly 5 to 10 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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