Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Thu 15:10 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 21:00 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 03:46 EST (1.7m)
Low Fri 09:18 EST (0.4m)
Tides for GeelongLow Thu 12:48 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 18:41 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 01:17 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 07:18 EST (1.1m)
forecast windsThursday: S 25 kts
Friday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts
Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the west in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the far west.Issued Thu 10:36 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.