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Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Melbourne (Williamstown)

Low Wed 15:55 (0.3m)
High Wed 22:30 (0.9m)
Low Thu 04:33 (0.5m)
High Thu 10:21 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: Variable 10 kts
Thursday: W 10/15 kts
Friday: S/SW 5/10 kts
Saturday: S 5/10 kts


Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 5/10 knots tending south to southeasterly around 5 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable below 5 knots tending southerly 5/10 knots during the afternoon. Wind tending southeasterly around 5 knots at night. Seas: Below half a metre.

Issued Wed 05:10 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Not available.

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