Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsFriday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: N/NW increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 25/30 kts
Monday: N/NW 20/25 kts
Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Saturday: Westerly around 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/25 knots during the morning and increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Winds tending west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far west. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots before dawn then turning north to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W
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Strong Wind Warning for the Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Cancellation for the West Coast
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