Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsSaturday: S 15/20 kts
Sunday: SW 20 kts
Monday: NE 15/20 kts
Southerly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2 metres.Issued Sat 10:27 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.