Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Wed 19:36 EDT (1.3m)
Low Thu 01:27 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 08:45 EDT (1.4m)
Low Thu 13:50 EDT (0.6m)
Tides for GeelongLow Wed 17:15 EDT (0.4m)
High Wed 22:59 EDT (0.9m)
Low Thu 05:34 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 12:00 EDT (1.0m)
Tides for MelbourneLow Wed 16:35 EDT (0.4m)
High Wed 22:22 EDT (0.8m)
Low Thu 05:00 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 11:37 EDT (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 15 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: Variable 10 kts
Southerly around 15 knots tending southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Wed 11:11 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.
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