Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and associated trough over eastern Victoria will lie just to eastern Bass Strait tonight. A cold front embedded in a southwesterly airflow will move across Bass Strait on Wednesday as a high pressure system develops south of the Bight. The high will move slowly eastwards during the remainder of the week to be over Bass Strait on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms this evening.

Wednesday 17 September

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gippsland Lakes

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day and tending west to southwesterly. Winds then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 18 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Friday 19 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.

Saturday 20 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon and 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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