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Tides for Port Fairy

Low Wed 21:39 (0.6m)
High Thu 03:06 (0.9m)
Low Thu 08:39 (0.6m)
High Thu 15:28 (1.1m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: NW 30/40 kts
Thursday: NW 30/40 kts
Friday: W 25/35 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts


Northwesterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots shifting west to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning and west to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/35 knots turning southwesterly in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Wed 16:46 EST

Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, SW

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