Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Thu 22:05 EST (1.3m)
Low Fri 04:06 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 11:37 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 16:50 EST (0.9m)
Tides for GeelongHigh Fri 01:03 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 08:39 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 15:18 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 21:14 EST (0.6m)
Tides for MelbourneHigh Fri 00:45 EST (0.9m)
Low Fri 08:04 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 15:09 EST (0.9m)
Low Fri 20:39 EST (0.6m)
forecast windsThursday: N 25/35 kts
Friday: NW/N 20 kts
Saturday: N 20/30 kts
Sunday: NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Northerly 25/35 knots turning westerly then easing to 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening. Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the morning then turning northwest to northerly in the late afternoon and reaching 20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the south later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Northerly increasing to 20/30 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then easing to around 15 knots in the afternoon and tending northwest to westerly by evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.Issued Thu 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
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