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Tides for Warrnambool

High Tue 01:42 EST (0.9m)
Low Tue 07:49 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 14:20 EST (1.2m)
Low Tue 20:50 EST (0.5m)

Tides for Portland

High Tue 01:42 EST (0.9m)
Low Tue 07:49 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 14:20 EST (1.1m)
Low Tue 20:50 EST (0.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W 25/30 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts

forecast

Monday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the morning and to 25/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly before dawn. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots during the morning then turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Mon 22:33 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

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