Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Thursday: W/NW 35 kts
Friday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Northeasterly 15/25 knots tending northerly 20/30 knots around midday then shifting west to northwesterly 25/35 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly and easing to 20/30 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly and easing to 15/20 knots by the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the west during the morning.Issued Wed 10:52 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Gale Warning for the West Coast. Strong Wind Warning for the Port Phillip, Western Port, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast
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