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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Wed 03:24 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 12:22 EST (1.2m)
Low Wed 20:52 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 21:19 EST (0.7m)

Tides for Portland

Low Wed 03:24 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 12:22 EST (1.1m)
Low Wed 20:52 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 21:19 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW 25/35 kts
Friday: W/NW 30/40 kts


Tuesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the day before tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 25/35 knots shifting southwesterly at 25/35 knots in the afternoon before easing to 20/30 knots at night. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 30/40 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, tending westerly 3/5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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