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Tides for Warrnambool

High Sat 13:30 EST (1.3m)
Low Sat 20:33 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Portland

High Sat 13:30 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 20:33 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Saturday: W/NW increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 25/35 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/35 kts


Northwesterly 20/30 knots in the far at first but a southwesterly change of 20/30 knots extending throughout during the morning. West to southwesterly easing to 15/25 knots later in the morning before tending westerly at 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Wind tending west to northwesterly tonight at 20/25 knots before increasing to 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres.

Issued Sat 05:10 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

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