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Tides

Tides for Port Kembla

Low Tue 14:26 (0.6m)
High Tue 21:01 (1.8m)
Low Wed 03:50 (0.4m)
High Wed 09:45 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/SW 20 kts
Wednesday: S 30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 10/20 kts

forecast

West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Point Perpendicular later in the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Kembla. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning southerly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres.

Issued Tue 10:01 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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10:20 EST

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