Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsSunday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Monday: NW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Sun 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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