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Tides for Bowen

Low Sat 20:16 EST (1.0m)
High Sun 02:45 EST (2.4m)
Low Sun 08:46 EST (1.4m)
High Sun 14:55 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Mackay

Low Sat 20:51 EST (1.2m)
High Sun 03:05 EST (4.9m)
Low Sun 09:19 EST (1.7m)
High Sun 15:23 EST (4.7m)

forecast winds

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


Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds tending 20/25 knots offshore south of Mackay and possibly reaching up to 30 knots at times. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore south of Mackay. 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. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.

Issued Sat 16:22 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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