Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

The northern tip of a cold front lying across southern Victoria will move away to the east tonight. A high pressure system south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards and will be centred just to the southwest of Victoria on Thursday with a strong ridge extending through Bass Strait to the NSW coast. On Friday another weak cold front will cross Tasmania then the high pressure system is expected to gradually move to the south of Tasmania during the weekend. A low pressure trough will develop over South Australia on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 28 November

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

Saturday 29 November

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Thursday.

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