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Tides for Geelong

Low Sat 15:20 (0.2m)
High Sat 21:39 (1.0m)
Low Sun 03:18 (0.4m)
High Sun 09:15 (1.0m)

forecast winds

Saturday: N 20 kts
Sunday: W/NW 35 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/40 kts


Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore for a period in the afternoon. Inshore winds southwest to southerly 10/15 knots until midday. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far west. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the morning then shifting west to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the late morning and reaching up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 30/35 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/40 knots during the day. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Sat 11:01 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW

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