Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Thu 00:31 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 07:14 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 13:47 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 19:58 EST (1.1m)
Tides for MackayLow Wed 19:42 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 01:40 EST (5.0m)
Low Thu 08:07 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 14:20 EST (5.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots reaching 15/20 knots inshore at times. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting easterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:09 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.
For most people, spring brings the hope of warm weather.