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Tides for Eden

High Sat 08:51 EST (1.5m)
Low Sat 14:28 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 20:52 EST (2.0m)
Low Sun 03:34 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Lakes Entrance

High Sat 09:25 EST (0.7m)
Low Sat 15:02 EST (0.3m)
High Sat 21:26 EST (0.9m)
Low Sun 04:08 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Monday: W/NW 25/40 kts


North to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching 20/30 knots offshore, turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Wind tending west to northwesterly tonight at 15/20 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 25/40 knots tending west to southwesterly 25/35 knots during the morning, then decreasing to around 25 knots during the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sat 05:10 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE

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