Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Sat 13:49 EST (1.7m)
Low Sat 19:18 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 01:37 EST (1.5m)
Low Sun 07:23 EST (0.3m)
Tides for GeelongLow Sat 10:56 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 17:27 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 23:38 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 04:45 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsSaturday: W/NW 30 kts
Sunday: N/NW 20/25 kts
Monday: NW 20/30 kts
West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the far east in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres in the west. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots moderating to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. A west to southwesterly change of 15/20 knots developing over western waters at night. Seas: 2/3 metres decreasing 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Sat 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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