Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 25/35 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 10/15 kts
North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/35 knots from the west during the morning. Winds increasing to 30/40 knots during the afternoon then tending southwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 2 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Port Phillip & West, Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts. Strong Wind Warning Western Port & Gippsland Lakes
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.