Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsFriday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts
Sunday: NW 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly tonight. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west.Issued Fri 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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