South East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Portland
Tides for Victor Harbor
forecast windsTuesday: S/SW increasing 20/25 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 20/25 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/20 kts
Northeast to northwesterly 5/10 knots shifting northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then south to southwest 15/20 knots in the evening, increasing to 20/25 knots offshore late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the evening. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, decreasing during the day. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwest 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon and reaching 20/25 knots north of Beachport in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres north of Beachport in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 10:46 CDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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