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Tides for Bowen

High Wed 19:04 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 01:33 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 07:28 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 13:22 EST (0.7m)

Tides for Mackay

High Wed 19:47 EST (5.2m)
Low Thu 02:17 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 08:20 EST (4.7m)
Low Thu 14:26 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts


Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 20/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots north of Hamilton Island in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:01 EST

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

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