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Tides for Warrnambool

High Wed 12:22 EST (1.2m)
Low Wed 20:52 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 21:19 EST (0.7m)
Low Thu 04:37 EST (0.5m)

Tides for Portland

High Wed 12:22 EST (1.1m)
Low Wed 20:52 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 21:19 EST (0.6m)
Low Thu 04:37 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N/NW 30 kts
Thursday: N 35 kts
Friday: W/NW 30/40 kts


North to northwesterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots this morning and reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the afternoon. Winds shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 30/40 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, tending westerly 3/5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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