Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:47 am EDT on Thursday 2 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over central Victoria will move southeastwards today. A cold front and an associated deep low pressure system will move across waters south of the Bight on Friday. The front will reach southwestern Victoria late Friday and rapidly cross to the east, leaving a strong, cold, west to southwesterly airstream over the State on Saturday and Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Variable below 10 knots with afternoon east to southeasterly seabreezes around 10 knots.
Humid. Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening.

Friday 3 April

Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the evening.
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers at night. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Saturday 4 April

Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting westerly 20 to 25 knots in the morning then turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail.

Sunday 5 April

Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the afternoon.
Becoming 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 Thursday.

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