Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneLow Wed 09:10 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 16:03 EST (3.4m)
Low Wed 22:39 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 04:31 EST (3.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: SW 30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 25 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots, tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore southern waters.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
most recent warnings
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.