Weather Warning

IDV36205

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Gippsland Lakes

Issued at 9:33 PM EST on Saturday 12 Jun 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 7

MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE GIPPSLAND LAKES FROM SUNDAY

Widespread moderate to major flooding has been observed throughout the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister, Avon and Mitchell Rivers.

Rainfall has eased in the catchments that contribute to the Gippsland Lakes, and no significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

River levels have peaked in the lower reaches of the Gippsland Lakes contributing rivers and water levels are rising in the Gippsland Lakes. Minor flooding is possible at some of the Gippsland Lakes locations from Sunday.

Hollands Landing

Minor flooding is possible for Hollands Landing.

Loch Sport

No flooding is expected at Loch Sport Marina .

Paynesville

Minor flooding may occur for Paynesville.

Metung

No flooding is expected for Metung Marina.

Lakes Entrance

No flooding is expected at Bullock Island.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
McLennans Strait at Hollands Landing0.49Rising09:20 PM SAT 12/06/21
Loch Sport Marina0.47Rising09:00 PM SAT 12/06/21
McMillan Strait at Paynesville0.49Rising09:01 PM SAT 12/06/21
Metung Marina0.45Rising08:00 PM SAT 12/06/21
Cunningham Arm at Bullock Island (Lakes Entrance)0.60Rising09:20 PM SAT 12/06/21