Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsThursday: W/SW easing 30/35 kts
Friday: SW 35 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Northerly 25/35 knots shifting westerly from the west during the morning. Wind tending west to southwesterly 30/40 knots during the afternoon then easing to 30/35 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 2/3 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds easing to 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.