West Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for ThevenardHigh Tue 15:40 CST (1.6m)
Low Tue 22:18 CST (0.8m)
High Wed 03:37 CST (1.4m)
Low Wed 08:20 CST (0.8m)
forecast windsTuesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N 10/15 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts
South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming northwest to northerly late afternoon and evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 05:10 CST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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