Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsMonday: NW 35 kts
Tuesday: NW 30/40 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore at night. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the east around midday. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre in the far east. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, easing to 20/25 knots during the morning, then turning northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres.Issued Mon 10:33 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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Gale Warning for West & Central coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, Central Gippsland Coast & East Gippsland Coast
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