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

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across southern Victoria to another high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. A broad low pressure trough that extends from NSW to northern Victoria will contract eastwards late Wednesday as a cold front crosses Tasmania. A stronger cold front is forecast to approach western Bass Strait late on Thursday before moving through Bass Strait on Friday. On Saturday a high pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 24 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 26 April

Winds
Westerly 30 to 35 knots shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

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 Wednesday.

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