West Victoria Coastal Waters Forecast: SA-Vic Border to Cape Otway

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Forecast issued at 10:43 am EST on Friday 28 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front over far eastern Victoria will clear away to the east this morning. A brief ridge of high pressure will follow across the State during today as another cold front crosses the Bight. This front will cross the State later Saturday and will be preceded by very strong and squally northerly winds. A weaker cold front will follow across the State on Sunday, forming into a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea on Monday. The next ridge of high pressure will approach western Victoria Monday night.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for West Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early afternoon, then increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the late afternoon and 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 29 July

Gale Warning for Saturday for West Coast

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the morning. Winds shifting west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres, tending westerly 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Sunday 30 July

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots easing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Friday.

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