Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Maroochydore
Tides for Gold Coast
forecast windsThursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: SE/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 15/25 kts
Sunday: S/SW 20/25 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore, tending southeasterly around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning southeasterly during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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