Gippsland Lakes Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:46 pm EST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over northwestern Victoria will continue to drift eastwards during Sunday and Monday to reach the central Tasman Sea by Tuesday. A cold front will move across Bass Strait later on Sunday followed by another front which will reach far western Victoria late on Monday. This front will cross the remainder of the State on Tuesday as the next high pressure system develops over the Bight. A high pressure ridge will move over northern Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

West to southwesterly about 10 knots.

Sunday 20 April

West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.

Monday 21 April

Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming northerly in the late evening.

Tuesday 22 April

North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly during the evening.

Wednesday 23 April

West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 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 Sunday.

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