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Melbourne Bays Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Melbourne Williamstown

Low Thu 23:14 (0.3m)
High Fri 05:05 (0.9m)
Low Fri 11:28 (0.4m)
High Fri 17:12 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 25/30 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10 kts

forecast

West to northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots in the morning, then shifting southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching 20/30 knots from midday. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.

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05:41 EST
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06:08 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:44 EST
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20:28 EST
set
07:47 EST
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Weather News

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16:24 EST

It's the Southern Hemisphere's vernal (or spring) equinox today, which means the sun sat directly above the equator early this morning, giving roughly equal amounts of day and night in most parts of the world – but why does the date of the equinox differ by a day or so each year? They don't change the date of New Year's Day or your birthday.

Strongest wind in 10 years blasts parts of Tasmania

12:38 EST

The weather station at the top of kunanyi / Mount Wellington clocked its strong wind gust in a decade on Thursday morning, with more dangerous wind on the way for all of Tasmania.

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