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Tides for Bowen

High Tue 16:53 EST (2.3m)
Low Tue 23:15 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 04:41 EST (1.9m)
Low Wed 10:49 EST (0.8m)

Tides for Mackay

High Tue 16:34 EST (4.3m)
Low Tue 23:14 EST (2.0m)
High Wed 05:09 EST (3.8m)
Low Wed 11:25 EST (1.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: S 15/25 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts


Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 10:00 EST

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

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