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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Friday 29 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will cross northern Victoria today before slowly moving over the Tasman Sea on Saturday. A cold front will approach western waters late Saturday before sweeping through the remainder of Bass Strait Sunday morning. Another strong cold front will approach from the west later on Sunday and will move over Bass Strait on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far west in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 30 May

Gale Warning for Saturday for West Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning northwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the west during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far west.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 90% chance of showers in the evening.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending north to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% 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 Friday.

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