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Tides

Tides for Bowen

Low Fri 15:26 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:50 EST (3.2m)
Low Sat 04:20 EST (0.7m)
High Sat 09:51 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Mackay

Low Fri 16:48 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 22:58 EST (6.1m)
Low Sat 05:36 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 11:22 EST (5.0m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Mackay during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore. Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Mackay early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Fri 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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Weather News

Cold snap could see snow fall as low as sea level in Hobart on Monday

08:39 EST

Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

07:17 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.