Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneHigh Wed 16:03 EST (3.4m)
Low Wed 22:39 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 04:31 EST (3.0m)
Low Thu 10:30 EST (1.2m)
forecast windsWednesday: SW 25 kts
Thursday: S/SW 25 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn in the late morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. 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 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Cancelled for the Capricornia Coast and Moreton Bay
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