Eastern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for EdenLow Fri 02:02 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 08:02 EST (1.4m)
Low Fri 13:34 EST (0.5m)
High Fri 20:03 EST (2.0m)
Tides for Lakes EntranceLow Fri 02:36 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 08:36 EST (0.7m)
Low Fri 14:08 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 20:37 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: W 25/35 kts
Friday: W/SW 35 kts
Saturday: N 20/30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly at 25/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, tending southwesterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the morning.Issued Thu 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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Gale Warning for the Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
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An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
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The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.