Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Mon 19:44 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 02:14 EST (1.6m)
Low Tue 07:56 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 14:54 EST (1.7m)
Tides for GeelongLow Tue 00:06 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 05:36 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 12:15 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 18:27 EST (1.1m)
forecast windsMonday: SW 30 kts
Tuesday: W 30 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far east in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres in the far west. Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots by the afternoon then gradually decreasing to 10/15 knots by the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west.Issued Mon 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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Gale Warning for East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warning for West Coast, Central Coast and Central Gippsland Coast
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