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Tides for Bowen

High Sat 13:23 EST (2.6m)
Low Sat 20:16 EST (1.0m)
High Sun 02:45 EST (2.4m)
Low Sun 08:46 EST (1.4m)

Tides for Mackay

High Sat 14:18 EST (5.1m)
Low Sat 20:51 EST (1.2m)
High Sun 03:05 EST (4.9m)
Low Sun 09:19 EST (1.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: S/SE 30 kts
Sunday: S 25 kts
Monday: W/NW 10/15 kts


Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Mackay in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Mackay early in the morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:01 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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21:28 EDT

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Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle

17:06 EDT

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Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

16:18 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.