Eastern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for EdenLow Mon 17:28 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 23:40 EST (1.8m)
Low Tue 06:24 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 12:44 EST (1.5m)
Tides for Lakes EntranceLow Mon 18:02 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 00:14 EST (0.8m)
Low Tue 06:58 EST (0.2m)
High Tue 13:18 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsMonday: W 30 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 25 kts
Wednesday: NE increasing 15/20 kts
Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far east during the afternoon and evening. Winds shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the east. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning and freshening 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Mon 10:31 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, E
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