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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EDT on Thursday 29 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A moderate to fresh westerly airstream will continue today then ease on Friday as a cold front crosses Tasmania.The front will cross Tasmania early on Saturday with winds tending southerly across Victorian coastal waters as a high pressure ridge extends across southern Victoria. Another front will cross Tasmania on Sunday with southerly winds freshening across Victorian coastal waters. Winds will ease and turn southeasterly on Monday as a high pressure system moves over Tasmania.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east in the late morning. Winds tending westerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 1 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 2 March

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EDT Thursday.

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