Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Warrnambool
Tides for Portland
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 30/40 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly 30/40 knots, tending southwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Westerly 3/4 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres, tending south to southeasterly 1/2 metres around midday, then tending southerly 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:40 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
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