Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsMonday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore north of Cape Capricorn during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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