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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Mon 19:44 EST (0.5m)
High Tue 01:12 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 07:28 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 13:33 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Portland

Low Mon 19:44 EST (0.5m)
High Tue 01:12 EST (0.9m)
Low Tue 07:28 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 13:33 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SE 10 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: NE 10/15 kts


South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the far west in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.

Issued Mon 10:13 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW

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