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Tides for Melbourne (Williamstown)

Low Sat 19:43 (0.2m)
High Sun 02:51 (0.8m)
Low Sun 07:56 (0.6m)
High Sun 13:24 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Sunday: S increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: S/SE 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10 kts


Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots during the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon then easing to 10/15 knots at night. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon before easing to 10/15 knots at night. Seas: Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 05:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.

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