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Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Warrnambool

Tides for Portland

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Wednesday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts


Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, tending westerly 2.5 metres during the evening.

Issued Tue 22:00 EDT

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

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