Forecast issued at 5:52 am EDT on Sunday 26 October 2014.
A high pressure system to the southeast of Tasmania will drift eastwards today. A cold front approaching from the west is expected near Portland 2100hrs Sunday, Cape Otway 0200hrs Monday, Wilsons Promontory 0600hrs and Gabo Island 1200hrs Monday. Another cold front embedded in a westerly airflow will move through Bass Strait on Tuesday as a high pressure system crosses waters south of the Bight. The high will weaken as it moves across inland Victoria on Wednesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots turning east to southeasterly during the afternoon before turning northeasterly tonight and easing below 10 knots.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight.
Monday 27 October
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gippsland Lakes
- East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Tuesday 28 October
- Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
- Becoming cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Wednesday 29 October
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
- 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 EDT Sunday.