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Tides for Port Fairy

Low Mon 10:53 (0.2m)
High Mon 18:45 (0.8m)
Low Mon 22:26 (0.8m)
High Tue 03:13 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Monday: E 25 kts
Tuesday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: S 20/30 kts


Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east during the morning. Winds easing to 10/15 knots over western waters during the afternoon and tending southeast to southwesterly near the coast. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 10/20 knots although variable to 15 knots over western waters. West to southwesterly winds 15/25 knots developing inshore over the west during the morning then extending throughout during the afternoon and strengthening to 20/30 knots - depending on development and movement of trough. Winds tending more south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Mon 05:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW

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