Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 18 June 2019
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 22 June 2019.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
A cold front over eastern Bass Strait will move towards this Tasman Sea this evening. A ridge will extend across Victoria on Wednesday from a high centred over the Bight, weakening on Thursday. Another high will cross waters south of the Bight during Friday and Saturday, leaving Victoria in a cold southerly airflow.
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Squalls to 40 knots possible near thunderstorms. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the south in the early morning.
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Wednesday.
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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.