South East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for PortlandHigh Wed 15:25 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 22:09 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 03:57 EST (0.8m)
Low Thu 09:02 EST (0.6m)
Tides for Victor HarborHigh Wed 16:19 CST (1.1m)
Low Wed 21:19 CST (0.6m)
High Thu 05:17 CST (0.9m)
Low Thu 08:43 CST (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: 0.5/1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots offshore. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, reaching to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Wed 04:43 CST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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