Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind


Tides for Warrnambool

High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:51 EST (1.3m)
Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Portland

High Sun 00:38 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 06:47 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 13:51 EST (1.2m)
Low Sun 20:32 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

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


Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots, locally 35 knots offshore during the morning, becoming westerly at 30/40 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: Westerly 30/40 knots tending southwesterly 25/35 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots early afternoon. 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 Sat 16:40 EST

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

most recent warnings

Warrnambool Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
07:03 EST
07:31 EST
17:42 EST
last light
18:10 EST
08:20 EST
19:58 EST
Aug 7
Aug 15
Aug 23
Aug 30
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.