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Tides for Port Phillip Heads

High Thu 22:05 EST (1.3m)
Low Fri 04:06 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 11:37 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 16:50 EST (0.9m)

Tides for Geelong

High Fri 01:03 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 08:39 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 15:18 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 21:14 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: NW 40 kts
Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 20/30 kts


Thursday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots, reaching up to 40 knots in the early evening. Winds turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly in the morning then tending westerly 20/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW

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