Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: NW 25/30 kts
Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, SW
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Strong Wind Warning for West Coast, Central Coast Port Phillip and Central Gippsland Coast
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A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...