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Eastern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Eden

Low Sat 19:13 EDT (0.3m)
High Sun 01:35 EDT (1.6m)
Low Sun 07:48 EDT (0.5m)
High Sun 13:49 EDT (1.4m)

Tides for Lakes Entrance

Low Sat 19:47 EDT (0.3m)
High Sun 02:09 EDT (0.7m)
Low Sun 08:22 EDT (0.3m)
High Sun 14:23 EDT (0.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: N/NE 30 kts
Sunday: SW 15/20 kts
Monday: W 15/20 kts


North to northeasterly 10/15 knots over western waters grading to 20/25 knots east of Point Hicks and reaching up to 30 knots east of Mallacoota this morning. Winds gradually shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots from the west during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east during the evening.

Issued Sat 10:27 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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