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Tides for Port Phillip Heads

Low Sun 18:51 EST (0.7m)
High Mon 01:20 EST (1.5m)
Low Mon 07:04 EST (0.3m)
High Mon 14:10 EST (1.7m)

Tides for Geelong

High Sun 17:00 EST (1.1m)
Low Sun 23:15 EST (0.5m)
High Mon 04:34 EST (1.0m)
Low Mon 11:28 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Sunday: W 30/40 kts
Monday: W 30/40 kts
Tuesday: W increasing 25/30 kts


Northwesterly 30/35 knots turning westerly 30/40 knots this afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres in the far west. Outlook Monday: Westerly 30/40 knots tending southwesterly early in the morning and decreasing to 20/30 knots during the middle of the day. Wind moderating further to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon and tending westerly before easing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 4/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres, tending westerly 3/5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Sun 10:15 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, W

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