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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the Bight and Victoria, directing a southwesterly air flow over Bass Strait. A cold front approaching from the southwest is forecast to cross Bass Strait during Wednesday. During Thursday a high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just southwest of Victoria, then drift slowly southwards on Friday, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly during the afternoon, then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 5:10 am EDT Wednesday.

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