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Tides for Port Fairy

Low Fri 10:38 (0.6m)
High Fri 14:00 (0.7m)
Low Fri 20:16 (0.2m)
High Sat 04:02 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W/SW increasing 10/15 kts
Friday: W 20 kts
Saturday: W/NW 30/40 kts
Sunday: W 25/40 kts


West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east during the morning and early afternoon. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 0.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/25 tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning then shifting west to northwesterly 30/40 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 3/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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