Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Wed 05:23 EST (1.5m)
Low Wed 10:55 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 17:18 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 23:14 EST (0.3m)
Tides for GeelongLow Wed 02:45 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 08:58 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 14:39 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 20:43 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: S/SW 25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 10 kts
Friday: S/SE 10 kts
Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west. Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the west. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the west.Issued Tue 22:51 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.