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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front over western Bass Strait will move eastwards today, reaching the Tasman Sea by late afternoon. A high pressure ridge will develop over Victoria by Thursday morning and persist until Saturday. The next cold front is expected to move through Victorian coastal waters later on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail. The chance of a thunderstorm, becoming less likely by the evening.

Thursday 20 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 21 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the west during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EST Wednesday.

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