Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Wed 14:27 EST (1.7m)
Low Wed 20:11 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 02:55 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 08:30 EST (0.4m)
Tides for GeelongLow Wed 12:01 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 18:00 EST (1.1m)
Low Thu 00:31 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 06:27 EST (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/25 kts
Friday: S 15/20 kts
North to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots tonight. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, tending southwesterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far west.Issued Wed 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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Several significant cold snaps in July were the only remarkable weather events in what the Bureau of Meteorology has labelled an average winter.
Much of the state has seen great rainfall over winter, with only the north and central coast missing out.
Snow has fallen in Western Australia's Stirling Ranges, including Bluff Knoll, for the second time in a matter of weeks, after a chilly night in the Great Southern.