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Tides

Tides for Port Fairy

Low Thu 08:50 (0.6m)
High Thu 16:30 (0.9m)
Low Fri 04:30 (0.7m)
High Fri 14:10 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SW 10/15 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts
Saturday: N increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly during the morning and increasing 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the west during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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