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Tides for Eden

High Thu 21:46 EDT (1.4m)
Low Fri 03:25 EDT (0.4m)
High Fri 09:52 EDT (1.9m)
Low Fri 16:37 EDT (0.2m)

Tides for Lakes Entrance

High Thu 22:20 EDT (0.7m)
Low Fri 03:59 EDT (0.3m)
High Fri 10:26 EDT (0.8m)
Low Fri 17:11 EDT (0.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W/SW 30/40 kts
Friday: W 20/30 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts


Thursday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then tending southerly 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 10/20 knots in the late afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Coast. North to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the morning then easing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Thu 16:49 EDT

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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