Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Mon 17:37 EST (2.7m)
Low Tue 00:20 EST (0.8m)
High Tue 06:12 EST (2.1m)
Low Tue 11:53 EST (0.8m)
Tides for MackayLow Mon 11:18 EST (1.7m)
High Mon 17:45 EST (4.7m)
Low Tue 00:33 EST (1.4m)
High Tue 06:38 EST (4.1m)
forecast windsMonday: SE 25 kts
Tuesday: E 25 kts
Wednesday: E 15/20 kts
Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island during the day. Winds turning easterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Mon 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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