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Tides for Port Phillip Heads

High Sat 12:32 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 17:55 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 00:22 EST (1.4m)
Low Sun 06:10 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Geelong

High Sat 16:12 EST (1.1m)
Low Sat 22:19 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 03:30 EST (1.0m)
Low Sun 10:36 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Melbourne

High Sat 15:58 EST (0.9m)
Low Sat 21:52 EST (0.5m)
High Sun 02:55 EST (0.9m)
Low Sun 10:00 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SW 25 kts
Sunday: NW increasing 20/30 kts
Monday: NW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/20 kts


Southwest 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the south this morning, easing to 10/15 knots this afternoon and tending westerly. Winds tending northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening and reaching 20 knots in the south tonight. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to below 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sat 09:30 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.

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