Forecast issued at 5:11 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014.
A high pressure system over southeastern Victoria will move eastwards to reach the Tasman Sea today. A cold front will move rapidly eastwards across the State on Saturday. Another high pressure system will pass just to the south of Victoria on Sunday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Monday as a stronger cold front moves across the Bight towards Victoria.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots tending northeast to northerly at around 10 knots during the morning. Northerly increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
Saturday 26 April
- Northerly to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning before shifting southwesterly late morning. Southwest wind easing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and further easing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Sunday 27 April
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the morning then easterly during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
Monday 28 April
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south during the morning.
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 Friday.