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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred off the NSW coast extends a ridge across Victoria and Bass Strait. A cold front and associated low pressure trough will develop over the Bight during Monday, with the trough entering western Victorian coastal waters on Monday evening and crossing the remainder of the Bass Strait Tuesday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over Bass Strait on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and locally reaching 15 to 20 knots inshore.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 23 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds shifting westerly at 20 to 25 knots in the west late at night.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 24 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 EDT Sunday.

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