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Tides for Melbourne Williamstown

High Tue 16:20 (1.0m)
Low Tue 22:22 (0.6m)
High Wed 03:06 (0.9m)
Low Wed 10:15 (0.2m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N 20/30 kts
Wednesday: SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 10 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts


Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching 20/30 knots at times, shifting southwesterly 20/25 knots in the middle of the day. Southwesterly wind then easing to 15/20 knots during the late afternoon and to 10/15 knots at night. Squalls to 40 knots possible near the change and also near thunderstorms. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres west of Sandy Point. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point. Outlook Thursday: Northerly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Tue 10:30 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Not available.

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