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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system centred just to the west of Tasmania will drift southeastward as a ridge develops over western Victoria. A cold front is expected to reach western waters late Sunday afternoon, crossing the remainder of the Strait Sunday night and early Monday, with another cold front crossing the Strait on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for West Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots. Turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 October

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for West Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 30 to 40 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the day.

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 Saturday.

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