Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 23 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge eastwards over southern Victoria. A weak cold front will cross Tasmania during Friday and then the high will pass over southern Tasmania Saturday night. The high will be located over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable to 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 24 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of drizzle.

Saturday 25 February

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly before dawn then tending easterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Friday.

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