Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Wed 19:50 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 02:50 EDT (1.6m)
Low Thu 08:29 EDT (0.5m)
High Thu 14:56 EDT (1.5m)
Tides for GeelongLow Thu 00:08 EDT (0.2m)
High Thu 06:23 EDT (1.0m)
Low Thu 12:44 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 18:18 EDT (1.0m)
Tides for MelbourneLow Wed 23:39 EDT (0.2m)
High Thu 06:00 EDT (0.9m)
Low Thu 12:16 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 17:46 EDT (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 20 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots at times, decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Thursday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable below 10 knots tending westerly 5/10 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots around midday, increasing to 15/20 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:41 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.
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