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Tides for Port Fairy

High Tue 02:26 EDT (1.2m)
Low Tue 09:26 EDT (0.6m)
High Tue 13:17 EDT (0.7m)
Low Tue 19:24 EDT (0.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/NW increasing 25/30 kts
Wednesday: NW 25/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 20 kts


East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting west to northwesterly 20/25 knots in the morning and increasing to 25/30 knots in the afternoon. Stronger squalls possible with thunderstorms. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then tending westerly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots reaching 20 knots at times inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Mon 22:00 EDT

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

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