Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: SW 10/15 kts
Friday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 16:40 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.