Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsMonday: SW 30 kts
Tuesday: E 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 25/30 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots this evening. Seas: 2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming easterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Stronger squalls possible near the change. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Mon 16:40 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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Strong Wind Warning for the Port Phillip, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Cancelled for Gippsland Lakes
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A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.