Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsMonday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
North to northeasterly 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots then shifting westerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Squalls to 40 knots possible near the change. Westerly winds decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, tending westerly 4/5 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres, tending southwesterly 4/5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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Gale Warning Port Phillip, Western Port, Gippsland Lakes & Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts. Strong Wind Warning W Coast
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