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Central Coast Marine Weather Overview

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2.5m
E
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Tides

Tides for Bowen

Low Fri 06:07 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 12:19 EST (2.8m)
Low Fri 19:04 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 01:06 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Mackay

Low Fri 07:23 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 13:27 EST (5.6m)
Low Fri 20:00 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 02:03 EST (5.0m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore south of Mackay. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Mackay. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Thu 22:00 EST

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

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