Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: E 30 kts
Thursday: NE 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: North easterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Thursday: Northeasterly 20/30 knots, turning northwesterly 15/20 knots from the west early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 3/5 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 11:06 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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Gale Wind Warning for Central and East Gippsland Coasts, Strong Wind for West and Central Coasts. Cancel Port Phillip and Gippsland Lakes.
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