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Eastern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Eden

High Thu 00:24 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 06:48 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 13:13 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 19:29 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Lakes Entrance

High Thu 00:58 EST (0.7m)
Low Thu 07:22 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 13:47 EST (0.7m)
Low Thu 20:03 EST (0.3m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: W/SW 30/35 kts
Thursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: SW 15/25 kts
Saturday: SW 10/15 kts


Wednesday: West to southwesterly 30/35 knots. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the east. Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots inshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 20/25 knots over most areas in the middle of the day but still reaching 25/30 knots east of Point Hicks. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the east. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, E

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