Forecast issued at 10:44 am EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.
A cold front will approach southwestern Victoria this morning before slipping away to the southeast during the afternoon. A stronger cold front will move across the Bight to approach western Victoria Wednesday evening and will then move across the State on Thursday. Another cold front will cross the State early Friday, with an intense low pressure system moving through central and eastern Bass Strait.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gippsland Lakes
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots tonight.
Wednesday 30 July
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday 31 July
- Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Friday 1 August
- Westerly 20 to 30 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly and easing 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 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.