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

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over Victoria will continue to move slowly east, reaching the western Tasman Sea on Monday. A cold front located over the Bight strengthens during Monday, reaching western waters later on Tuesday. The front crosses the remainder of waters on Wednesday before the next high pressure ridge moves over the area later on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 12 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly in the late morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 13 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then turning westerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the evening.

Wednesday 14 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Monday.

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