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Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tuesday: W 25/30 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 30 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25/30 kts

forecast

Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots by late afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots at night. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.

Issued Tue 11:23 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW

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