Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system east of Tasmania will continue moving east today allowing a low pressure trough to enter southwestern Victoria this morning, then move over eastern Victoria during Thursday as a high to the west extends a ridge over western Victoria and a cold front crosses Tasmania. The front and trough are forecast to clear away to the east later on Friday with the ridge then extending across southern Victoria throughout Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Humid. Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 December

Variable below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then turning south to southwesterly in the evening.
Humid and mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 3 December

Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 4 December

West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
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 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday.

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