Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Bowen
Tides for Mackay
forecast windsThursday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 08:44 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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