Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Bowen
Tides for Mackay
forecast windsThursday: E/SE 20 kts
Friday: E 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending easterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Mackay in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Mackay around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Wed 15:56 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
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"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...