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Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Melbourne (Williamstown)

High Mon 21:38 EDT (0.8m)
Low Tue 03:52 EDT (0.3m)
High Tue 10:15 EDT (0.9m)
Low Tue 16:46 EDT (0.3m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SW 10 kts
Tuesday: S 10/15 kts
Wednesday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts


South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots before dawn. Winds tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then shifting westerly at 15/20 knots during the evening with local squalls around 30 knots possible. Winds rapidly easing later at night and tending northerly around 10 knots by midnight. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon.

Issued Mon 16:40 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.

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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.