Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Wed 20:11 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 02:55 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 08:30 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 15:10 EST (1.7m)
Tides for GeelongLow Thu 00:31 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 06:27 EST (1.1m)
Low Thu 12:48 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 18:41 EST (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/NE 10 kts
Thursday: S 25 kts
Friday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, tending light and variable in the west this evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far west. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the west in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the far west.Issued Wed 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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