Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Wed 15:54 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 21:43 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 04:04 EST (2.5m)
Low Thu 10:47 EST (0.6m)
Tides for MackayHigh Wed 16:18 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 22:23 EST (1.6m)
High Thu 04:32 EST (4.8m)
Low Thu 11:12 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E 25 kts
Friday: E 15/25 kts
Saturday: E 10 kts
Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Mackay. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Mackay during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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