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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:49 pm EDT on Monday 10 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Adelaide is extending a ridge towards Tasmania. The high will cross Tasmania and move over the south Tasman Sea on Tuesday. A low pressure trough will move from South Australia into western Victorian coastal waters later on Wednesday and reach central waters during Thursday morning. A low pressure system is expected to form within the trough and deepen over inland Victoria during Thursday, with the low expected to remain near or over Victoria during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 11 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the morning. Inshore winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, extending throughout in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 12 December

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore, tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots throughout during the afternoon then turning northeasterly in the late evening. Winds shifting southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the west late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 50% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 13 December

Winds
North to northeasterly winds over eastern waters at first. South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the west extending throughout by dawn then increasing 20 to 30 knots early afternoon and reaching 25 to 35 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The risk of thunderstorms and higher squalls.

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 5:10 am EDT Tuesday.

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