Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Saturday 28 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over central Bass Strait will move eastwards today with an embedded low pressure system deepening over eastern Victoria late in the day. The trough will clear eastern waters early Sunday as the low moves offshore and continues to deepen as an approaching high extends a ridge over Victoria. The high is then expected to move over the Tasman Sea on Monday, as another cold front and associated low pressure trough cross the Bight before moving over Bass Strait later on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 29 November

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gippsland Lakes

Northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Monday 30 November

Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 1 December

Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Saturday.

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