Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
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forecast windsFriday: E 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: S/SW increasing 10/15 kts
Monday: SW 20/30 kts
Easterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable around 10 knots by the early afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots by the late afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly early in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly below 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon, then turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 10/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots during the morning before shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.
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Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.
A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.