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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system centred over the Bight extends a ridge over northern Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards to the north of the State during Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front will approach from the southwest later on Thursday before crossing Victorian waters on Friday. A new high approaching from the west will extend a ridge over Victoria on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for West Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of drizzle.

Thursday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for West Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far east.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Wednesday.

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