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Tides for Port Phillip Heads

High Tue 21:42 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 03:53 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 11:16 EST (1.5m)
Low Wed 16:30 EST (1.0m)

Tides for Geelong

Low Tue 19:01 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 00:33 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 08:10 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 15:01 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W 10/15 kts
Wednesday: NW 35 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25/30 kts


Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far west during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 20/25 knots before dawn then becoming northwesterly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres in the far west. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/4 metres, tending southwesterly 3/5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 10:17 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W

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