Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsMonday: W/SW change 35 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
North to northwesterly 20/30 knots reaching 35 knots at times ahead of a west to southwesterly change 25/35 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Squalls to 45 knots possible near the change and with thunderstorms. Wind decreasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far west.Issued Mon 10:04 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, WSW
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