Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Wed 03:53 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 11:16 EST (1.5m)
Low Wed 16:30 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 22:45 EST (1.4m)
Tides for GeelongLow Wed 08:10 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 15:01 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 20:42 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 01:38 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: NW increasing 25/35 kts
Thursday: W 30/35 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far west. Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots before dawn then becoming northwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon and strengthening to 25/35 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon and evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 30/35 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 2.5/4 metres, tending southwesterly 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots then turning northwesterly 15/25 knots by midday. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres in the west.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W
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Sunny skies have created a warmer than average June across all capital cities.
Heartened by recent rain, farmers near Walgett in north-western New South Wales are taking a gamble and sowing some of their land in the hope of their first crop in three years.