East Coast VIC Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney 's Regional Outlook

Updated 4 Jun 2020 @ 8:51 PM (local)
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The surf heights forecasted for East Coast VIC

Please consider your local spots specific orientation to the coast and any local idiosyncrasies that may also effect the swell in relation to this regional forecast.

  • Swell analysis

    HIGHLIGHTS: A couple of overlapping pulses of SW groundswell keep the good times rolling across the Surf Coast throughout Friday and the weekend.

    Short-Term Analysis 

    Easing southerly winds gave way to light and variable conditions as a large high pressure system moved overhead on Thursday, allowing for a steady improvement in surface quality as the day progressed. That leads in another great day across the Surf Coast on Friday as winds resume out of the WNW, greeting smaller, but still good sized 3 to 4ft sets across the premier reefs throughout the day. It will, however, be well worth making the most of conditions both on Thursday and Friday, with onshore winds again looming across the state throughout the weekend. This follows the passage of a weak cold front,  moving south to north across Bass Strait on Friday  and leading in a new high pressure ridge from the west this weekend. With the associated high forecast to remain slow moving over the Great Australian Bight all weekend, it probably won’t be until Monday 8th June that winds finally fall away and turn light WNW as the high finally migrates eastward over Victoria.

    Long-Term Analysis  

     

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