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Tides for Warrnambool

High Fri 12:06 EDT (0.9m)
Low Fri 19:03 EDT (0.6m)
High Sat 00:39 EDT (0.8m)
Low Sat 06:13 EDT (0.6m)

Tides for Portland

High Fri 12:06 EDT (0.8m)
Low Fri 19:03 EDT (0.5m)
High Sat 00:39 EDT (0.7m)
Low Sat 06:13 EDT (0.5m)

forecast winds

Friday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SW 10/15 kts


East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning and increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending variable around 10 knots in the middle of the day with afternoon seabreezes 10/15 knots inshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Variable winds to 10 knots tending northwest during the morning before tending southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.

Issued Fri 05:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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