Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Sun 00:22 EST (1.4m)
Low Sun 06:10 EST (0.3m)
High Sun 13:23 EST (1.6m)
Low Sun 18:51 EST (0.7m)
Tides for GeelongLow Sat 22:19 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 03:30 EST (1.0m)
Low Sun 10:36 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 17:00 EST (1.1m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 20/25 kts
Sunday: W 35/40 kts
Monday: SW 35/40 kts
Tuesday: W increasing 25/30 kts
Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the west. Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly during the afternoon and increasing to 35/40 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres in the far west. Outlook Monday: Westerly 30/40 knots tending southwesterly 35/40 knots early in the morning then easing to 25/30 knots by midday. Winds then tending west to southwesterly 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, tending westerly 3/5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW
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Cancellation of Strong Wind Warning for Gippsland Lakes, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
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