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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Monday 16 July 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching from the west is expected near Portland 1000hrs Tuesday, Cape Otway 1300hrs, Wilsons Promontory 1600hrs and Gabo Island 2100hrs. A weak high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria on Wednesday as another strong cold front crosses the Bight. This front is expected Victoria on Thursday as a high pressure system moves over South Australia. The high is expected to move over New South Wales during Friday and extend a ridge southward across Victoria.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for West Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the far west.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 17 July

Gale Warning for Tuesday for West Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 30 to 35 knots tending northerly 35 to 45 knots during the morning. A west to northwesterly change 30 to 40 knots reaching the far west late morning, and extending throughout by early afternoon. Winds easing to 25 to 30 knots at night.
Seas
3 to 5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 18 July

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning northwesterly before dawn and increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the morning. Winds tending west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 19 July

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 7 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

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 Tuesday.

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