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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Thu 04:37 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 12:44 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 23:33 EST (0.7m)

Tides for Portland

Low Thu 04:37 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 12:44 EST (1.2m)
Low Thu 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 23:33 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: N/NW 35 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts


Wednesday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the west. Thursday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the afternoon. Winds shifting southwesterly in the late afternoon then easing to 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning northwesterly in the late morning then increasing to 30 to m40 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres around midnight. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots reaching 35 knots at times, turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres, tending southwesterly 5/6 metres during the morning.

Issued Wed 22:49 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W

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