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Tide Predictions and Differences

Tide predictions for Lakes Entrance and Port Welshpool are published on the Bureau of Meteorology Website. Predictions are also accessible via the Victoria Tide Tables booklet available from the Port of Melbourne Corporation and the Australian National Tide Tables published by Australian Hydrographic Service.

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Table of Tidal Differences

The following table shows average differences in time of high and low water for other locations relative to Lakes Entrance and Port Welspool and also show the average rise of tide above datum prepared from available information.

 

Location

Time Difference

( Earlier )
Later

Rise of Tide

Spring Neaps
 

 

H  M

Metres

Metres

 

Gabo Island

(0   43)

1.1

0.1

 

Eden (NSW)

(0  34)

1.8

0.2

 

Point Hicks

(0  27)

1.3

0.3

 

Lakes Entrance (Outer)

(0  00)

1.1

0.7

Predictions datum used is 11.367m below Colquhoun PM201 and 0.757m below Australian Height Datum (AHD).

Time variations have been obtained from the Australian National Tide Variations for Eden. Additional variations for East Gippsland and the Lakes will be sought and published in the future.

 

Location

Time Difference

( Earlier )
Later

Rise of Tide

Spring Neaps
 

 

H  M

Metres

Metres

 

Port Welshpool (Rabbit Island)

(1   20)

2.4

2.1

 

Franklin Spit Light

(0  40)

2.4

1.9

 

Fishermans Wharf (Franklin River)

(0  36)

2.7

2.0

 

Bennison Channel

(0  30)

2.4

2.0

 

Port Albert Front Lead

(0  30)

2.1

1.6

 

No. 3 Franklin Channel Light

(0  20)

2.5

2.0

 

No. 2 Lewis Channel Light

(0  20)

2.4

1.9

 

Port Albert Pier

(0  00)

2.1

1.6

 

Port Welshpool Pier

(0  00)

2.6

1.7

Datum used is chart datum which is 4.315m below a bench mark on the northern corner of the slipway building at Port Welshpool and is I.6m below Australian Height Datum (AHD).

 

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