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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 01:09 EST (0.9m)
Low Mon 07:20 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 14:08 EST (1.2m)

Tides for Portland

Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 01:09 EST (0.8m)
Low Mon 07:20 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 14:08 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Sunday: W 30/40 kts
Monday: W/SW 30/40 kts
Tuesday: W increasing 25/30 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts


Sunday: Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres. Monday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 25/30 knots during the morning and to 20/25 knots by early afternoon. West to southwesterly wind moderating to 15/20 knots later in the afternoon. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots tending southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 4 metres, tending southwesterly 5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sun 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 7.0m, SW

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