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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Tuesday 13 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough will enter western Bass Strait on Tuesday, expected near Portland around 1000hrs local, Cape Otway 1300hrs, Port Phillip Heads and Wilsons Prom 1800hrs. The trough will cross the remainder of Bass Strait on Wednesday as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high will cross Tasmania on Thursday night, then weaken as another high pressure system develops over the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore this afternoon. The chance of fog and haze late this afternoon and evening with reduced visibility.

Wednesday 14 November

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then shifting southwesterly in the evening and reaching 25 knots at times.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 15 November

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 EDT Tuesday.

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