Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 19 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight will move slowly eastward and extend a ridge over Victoria today. This high will weaken on Wednesday as another high will develop just off the NSW coast. A broad trough will move over Bass Strait on Thursday and Friday as another high Strengthens south of the Bight.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 January

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 21 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots, tending east to southeasterly about 10 knots for a period during the late morning and afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 22 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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