Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: SW 15 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Friday: Northwest to northeasterly around 10 knots becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Wind decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon and to 10/15 knots at night. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Afternoon inshore breezes to around 15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 16:46 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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