Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: E/NE 20 kts
Thursday: W/SW 25/35 kts
Friday: SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots inshore during the afternoon. Winds throughout becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/35 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 16:45 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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