Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Thursday 30 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front will cross Bass Strait on Thursday with an associated low pressure system developing over Western Bass Strait on Thursday evening. The low will quickly shift to the Tasman Sea on Friday as a high pressure system develops over South Australia. The high will move slowly eastwards across New South Wales during the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers late this afternoon and evening.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly before dawn.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending more westerly for a period during the afternoon at similar strength.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, before easing to around 10 knots at night.
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 4:40 pm EST Thursday.

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