Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends from south of the Bight across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea and this pattern is expected to be maintained until Friday. A weak trough of low pressure will also persist over inland NSW and northeast Victoria until Friday. A cold front will approach on Saturday before crossing Bass Strait on Saturday night.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 12 February

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon before tending southwesterly and easing to around 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Areas of morning fog with reduced visibility. Sunny day.

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 Wednesday.

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