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tides for Warrnambool

High Wed 00:26 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 06:33 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 12:38 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 18:48 EST (0.4m)

tides for Portland

High Wed 00:26 EST (0.9m)
Low Wed 06:33 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 12:38 EST (0.9m)
Low Wed 18:48 EST (0.4m)

marine forecast summary forecast

Tuesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms later tonight, mainly in the west. Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far west during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during the day then turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW

forecast winds

Wednesday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: NW/SW 15/20 kts

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