Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Warrnambool

Low Sat 06:10 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 13:30 EST (1.3m)
Low Sat 20:33 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)

Tides for Portland

Low Sat 06:10 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 13:30 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 20:33 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Friday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Saturday: Northwest wind shifting southwesterly 25/30 knots early morning, reaching up to 35 knots in the far east. Winds tending westerly 20/25 knots in the afternoon then increasing to 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres.

Issued Fri 22:39 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

most recent warnings

Cape Nelson Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
07:08 EST
sunrise
07:36 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:13 EST
set
07:41 EST
rise
18:51 EST
moon
moon
Aug 7
moon
Aug 15
moon
Aug 23
moon
Aug 30
Display Your Local Weather

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.