Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsFriday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts
South to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon, and becoming variable less than 10 knots inshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn early in the morning. Winds easing and becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon and evening then becoming south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore southern waters. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore southern waters, tending southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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