Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsThursday: NE 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: SW 15/25 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending northeasterly during the evening. Wind reaching 20/30 knots at times offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres. Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots becoming variable to 15 knots by dawn. Winds then tending northwesterly and increasing to 10/20 knots during the morning ahead of a 20/30 knots south to southwesterly change during the late morning. Wind easing to 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots around the middle of the day then tending southerly to 10 knots during the evening. Afternoon inshore breezes to 20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west.Issued Thu 16:46 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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