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Tides for Port Fairy

High Thu 15:38 (1.0m)
Low Thu 21:30 (0.5m)
High Fri 02:43 (0.8m)
Low Fri 09:00 (0.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E increasing 20/30 kts
Friday: E/NE 25 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts


Easterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots offshore in the evening. Inshore winds tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots for a period in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots in the far east at first. East to northeasterly winds easing to 10/15 knots during the morning and tending northeast to northerly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots easing 10/15 knots during the morning and tending northeasterly during the afternoon. Wind shifting northwesterly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning then increasing 1.5 metres at night. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.

Issued Thu 10:25 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW

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