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

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extending from waters south of the Bight will extend across Victoria on Thursday as its associated high pressure system moves east towards Tasmania. A low pressure system moving over central Australia will reach southern NSW on Friday, before drifting slowly southeastwards across southern NSW and northern Victoria on the weekend. A high pressure system developing south of the Bight will extend a ridge across western Victoria late on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 7 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming easterly 25 to 30 knots in the morning and reaching up to 35 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

Saturday 8 August

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Thursday.

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