Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Fri 14:53 EDT (0.7m)
High Fri 21:52 EDT (1.2m)
Low Sat 03:24 EDT (0.6m)
High Sat 10:40 EDT (1.3m)
Tides for GeelongHigh Fri 12:52 EDT (0.9m)
Low Fri 19:04 EDT (0.5m)
High Sat 00:57 EDT (0.8m)
Low Sat 07:25 EDT (0.4m)
forecast windsFriday: Sea breeze 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/SE 20 kts
Sunday: NW 10/15 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Afternoon inshore seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the west. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds tending variable around 10 knots during the afternoon with inshore seabreezes around 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the west. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Fri 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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