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Tides for Warrnambool

High Tue 03:57 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 09:26 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 14:26 EST (0.9m)
Low Tue 21:16 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Portland

High Tue 03:57 EST (0.9m)
Low Tue 09:26 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 14:26 EST (0.8m)
Low Tue 21:16 EST (0.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: NE 10/15 kts


Monday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2 metres, tending southwesterly 2 metres by early evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Possible hail later tonight. Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the far east early in the morning. Possible hail in the east early in the morning. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/2.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Mon 22:54 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW

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