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

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 26 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over New South Wales extends a ridge across Victoria as a weakening cold front approaches western Bass Strait tonight, continuing to weaken as it crosses the Strait on Monday. Another high pressure system will move slowly over New South Wales on Tuesday and Wednesday, again extending a ridge southwards across Victoria. A stronger cold front crosses Victorian waters on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for West Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the west, 20% chance elsewhere.

Monday 27 June

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the east early in the morning. Tending westerly before dawn.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 4 metres, tending southwesterly 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 EST Monday.

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