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Tides for Port Phillip Heads

Low Sun 18:51 EST (0.7m)
High Mon 01:20 EST (1.5m)
Low Mon 07:04 EST (0.3m)
High Mon 14:10 EST (1.7m)

Tides for Geelong

Low Sun 23:15 EST (0.5m)
High Mon 04:34 EST (1.0m)
Low Mon 11:28 EST (0.2m)
High Mon 17:45 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Melbourne

Low Sun 22:48 EST (0.5m)
High Mon 04:01 EST (0.9m)
Low Mon 10:53 EST (0.2m)
High Mon 17:19 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Sunday: W 20/30 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/35 kts
Tuesday: NW locally 30 kts
Wednesday: SW 20/30 kts


Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending northwesterly this evening. Stronger squalls likely with showers. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the south. Monday: Northwesterly wind 25/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/35 knots during the early morning then easing to 15/25 knots during the late afternoon. Wind tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots by midnight. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, locally 30 knots in the south. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Not available.

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12:27 EST

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15:37 EST

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