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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Sat 19:51 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:21 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 06:21 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:09 EST (1.2m)

Tides for Portland

Low Sat 19:51 EST (0.5m)
High Sun 00:21 EST (0.7m)
Low Sun 06:21 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:09 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Saturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: NE increasing 10/15 kts


Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Easterly 5/10 knots becoming northeasterly 5/10 knots during the morning, increasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Inshore winds tending southeast to southwesterly 5/10 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:55 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW

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