Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsTuesday: NW 25 kts
Wednesday: N 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/NW 30/40 kts
Friday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far west in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Wednesday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots turning northerly during the morning and increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 2.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 30/35 tending west to northwesterly 30/40 knots during the morning then shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon. Winds tending southwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 4 metres.Issued Tue 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, WSW
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Strong Wind Warning for the West Coast and Central Coast for Wednesday
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The cold fronts that have frozen southeastern Australia haven't had the gas to push far enough north to cool Darwin, with heat records for the NT capital.
As residents in New South Wales emerge from under the rug after their , the question on the blue lips of many is what's the best way to stay warm? While many may feel their insides are rapidly chilling, Dr Ollie Jay from the University of Sydney said little was happening to our bodies internally and the cold was all due to "perception".
So far this winter Western Australia has been divided, unseasonably cold in the south and hot in the north.