Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsWednesday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Thursday: W/SW 25/30 kts
Friday: SW 15/25 kts
West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting east to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the east in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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