Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Thu 03:00 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 10:35 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 15:39 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 22:05 EST (1.3m)
Tides for GeelongHigh Wed 23:58 EST (1.0m)
Low Thu 07:30 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 14:15 EST (1.0m)
Low Thu 19:43 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: N/NW 30/40 kts
Friday: NW increasing 25/35 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts
Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west. Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots, increasing to 30/40 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting southwesterly 25/35 knots from the west in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 2o to 30 knots turning northwesterly in the late morning then increasing to 25/35 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots reaching 35 knots at times, turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Westerly 2/4 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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