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Tides for Bowen

High Thu 21:12 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 03:38 EST (0.7m)
High Fri 09:06 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 15:26 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Mackay

Low Thu 16:02 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 22:16 EST (6.0m)
Low Fri 04:52 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 10:36 EST (4.9m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: SE 20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore. Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Mackay. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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12:45 EST

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11:28 EST

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