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Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Tue 18:44 (1.1m)
High Wed 00:50 (5.2m)
Low Wed 07:06 (1.4m)
High Wed 12:58 (4.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 20/25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts


Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Mackay. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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