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Tides

Tides for Port Phillip Heads

High Sat 12:32 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 17:55 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 00:22 EST (1.4m)
Low Sun 06:10 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Geelong

Low Sat 09:40 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 16:12 EST (1.1m)
Low Sat 22:19 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 03:30 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Saturday: NW 30/35 kts
Sunday: W 30/35 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/35 kts

forecast

Northwesterly 30/35 knots tending west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning then becoming westerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Westerly wind easing to 15/20 knots during the late afternoon before tending northwesterly tonight and increasing to 15/25 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly 30/35 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots during the afternoon and to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres, increasing to 4/7 metres in the far west.

Issued Sat 05:10 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.