Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 20/25 kts
Friday: W increasing 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots grading to 20/25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning then shifting southwesterly during the afternoon then easing to 20/25 knots during the evening. Stronger squalls possible with the change. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres, tending southwesterly 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning southerly and easing to 15 knots by midday. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then increasing to 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Tue 22:18 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, SW
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