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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across Bass Strait to another high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will contract northwards and weaken on Wednesday as a cold front crosses Tasmania late in the day. A stronger cold front is forecast to approach southwest Victorian coastal waters late on Thursday before moving across Bass Strait early Friday morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots and afternoon coastal seabreezes of similar strength.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 24 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
Westerly around 20 knots tending west to northwesterly in the afternoon and increasing 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.

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