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Tides for Port Fairy

Low Sun 20:56 (0.7m)
High Mon 00:59 (0.8m)
Low Mon 08:12 (0.3m)
High Mon 15:51 (1.0m)

forecast winds

Sunday: S/SE 10 kts
Monday: E 20 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 15/25 kts


South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Easterly 5/10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning and reaching up to 20 knots in the east in the evening. Winds turning northeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly in the early morning then shifting westerly during the late morning and afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2 metres.

Issued Sun 16:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW

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Weather News

Unseasonable warmth continuing for South Australia

16:56 EST

A slow moving airmass and mostly sunny skies has brought well above average temperatures to much of SA, and will continue to on Monday.

Dousing for southwest WA

13:21 EST

A strong frontal system is bringing some heavy falls of rain to southwest parts of Western Australia.

Dry end to the wet season for the Top End

15:19 EST

A generally healthy wet season across the Northern Territory's Top End is having a very dry April to finish it off.