Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Fri 05:45 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 13:01 EST (1.6m)
Low Fri 18:30 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 00:45 EST (1.4m)
Tides for GeelongLow Fri 10:05 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 16:42 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 22:47 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 03:47 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsFriday: W/NW increasing 20/25 kts
Saturday: NW 20/30 kts
Sunday: NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east tonight. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 4 metres in the far west. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots early morning and tending westerly by late morning. Winds then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots around midday and further increasing to 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, WSW
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