Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneHigh Wed 17:53 EST (3.7m)
Low Thu 00:21 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 06:31 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 12:33 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 20 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 25/30 kts
Saturday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Wed 15:56 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
most recent warnings
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