Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsSunday: E/NE 10/20 kts
Monday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Sunday: Southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly early in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Afternoon inshore seabreezes around 10 knots. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the far east in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, tending westerly 4/5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Sat 16:40 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.