Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A westerly airflow will persist over Bass Strait tonight and tomorrow with an embedded cold front expected to rapidly move through during the afternoon and evening. Another front is then expected to cross waters south of the Bight and reach western Victorian coastal waters later on Thursday and will clear eastern waters early Friday. Northerly winds on Saturday will strength as yet another front approaches far western Victorian waters Saturday night.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Westerly 10 to 15 knots.

Wednesday 17 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gippsland Lakes

West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots late at night. Squalls to 45 knots possible during the evening near the change.
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening with possible hail.

Thursday 18 July

Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly in the late morning and afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

Friday 19 July

Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 20 July

Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the 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 EST Wednesday.

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