Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Wed 12:21 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 18:33 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 00:31 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 07:14 EST (0.7m)
Tides for MackayHigh Wed 13:25 EST (5.2m)
Low Wed 19:42 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 01:40 EST (5.0m)
Low Thu 08:07 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: N increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Capricornia Coast, Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters on Thursday
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Shoalhaven Council is staunchly defending its management of local waterways during floods across the region in August.
Producers are being urged to keep a look out for Pimelea as there have been recent reports of the weed in parts of western and southern inland Queensland.
Queensland has just come out of a much warmer and drier winter than normal, with much of the drought-stricken state receiving almost no rain for the whole season, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).