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Tides for Warrnambool

Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:51 EST (1.3m)
Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 01:09 EST (0.9m)

Tides for Portland

Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:51 EST (1.2m)
Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 01:09 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

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


Northwesterly 25/35 knots tending westerly during the afternoon and increasing to 30/40 knots later in the day. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots during the morning and to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. West to southwesterly wind moderating to 10/20 knots later in the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres.

Issued Sun 05:53 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, SW

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