Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:28 am EST on Monday 23 July 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is moving slowly eastwards. A cold front embedded in a northwesterly airflow will cross Bass Strait Monday night with another cold front to follow on Tuesday. The next high pressure system will move from inland South Australia to southeast NSW on Wednesday, extending a ridge southwards across Victoria and Bass Strait. As the high drifts over the Tasman Sea on Thursday, a low pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight towards Adelaide.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Squalls around 30 knots possible during the afternoon and evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 24 July

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gippsland Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly and easing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 25 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 26 July

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
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 4:40 pm EST Monday.

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