Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Friday: S 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts
West to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning and easing to 15/20 knots by the afternoon. Winds tending southwesterly and easing to 10/15 knots by the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:55 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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