Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Sat 06:35 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 13:49 EST (1.7m)
Low Sat 19:18 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 01:37 EST (1.5m)
Tides for GeelongLow Sat 10:56 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 17:27 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 23:38 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 04:45 EST (1.0m)
Tides for MelbourneLow Sat 10:22 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 17:13 EST (1.0m)
Low Sat 23:14 EST (0.5m)
High Sun 04:10 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsSaturday: N 20 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Monday: N 20/30 kts
Tuesday: NW 10/15 kts
Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the south in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the south. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/30 knots easing 15/20 knots during the afternoon and tending more north to northwesterly. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly during the late morning then tending west to southwesterly 5/10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 a metre or less during the morning.Issued Sat 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.
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