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

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and associated cold front will cross Bass Strait this evening, with the cold front expected near Wilsons Promontory around 1900 hrs, Lakes Entrance 2100 hrs and Gabo Island around 2300 hrs. Another front will pass over Bass Strait Sunday night and early Monday. A weak ridge of high pressure will then cross Bass Strait on Tuesday, followed by a weak low pressure system on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for West Coast

West to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
2.5 to 3 metres.
Westerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 24 September

Gale Warning for Sunday for West Coast

Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots, increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the morning. Winds shifting westerly and easing to 20 to 30 knots at night.
3 to 4 metres.
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Monday 25 September

Westerly 20 to 25 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Westerly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 September

Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the late morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

NSW - Eden Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Tas - EAST OF FLINDERS ISLAND, Northern Tip of Flinders Is to St Helens Pt Tas - CENTRAL NORTH COAST, Stanley to the Northern Tip of Flinders Is Tas - FAR NORTHWEST COAST, Sandy Cape to Stanley and King Island Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - South East Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

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

Product IDV10251