Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsFriday: E 15/20 kts
Saturday: SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/NE 15 kts
Monday: N/NE 20/30 kts
Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly during the morning then becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly early in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Afternoon inshore breezes to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 16:52 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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