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Tuesday: W 25/40 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: W 25/30 kts

forecast

Westerly 25/40 knots, decreasing to 20/30 knots around midday then tending northwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots tending southwesterly 20/25 knots in the morning then becoming westerly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Tue 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W

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07:47 EST

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06:53 EST

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Melbourne cold front brings rain, high winds, Bureau of Meteorology says

19:56 EST

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