Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 30/40 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots, tending southwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 11:03 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
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Gale Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port & West, Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts. Strong Wind for Gippsland Lakes
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The most widespread heat in seven years could could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.