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

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system centred over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Tasmania to waters south of the Bight. Little change is expected in this pattern over the coming days although a new high will strengthen south of the Bight on Thursday and a low pressure trough is likely to deepen off the central New South Wales coast on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly inshore during the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Afternoon inshore seabreezes around 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 5:10 am EDT Tuesday.

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