Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Sat 10:56 EST (2.2m)
Low Sat 17:08 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 23:36 EST (3.0m)
Low Sun 06:20 EST (0.9m)
Tides for MackayHigh Sat 12:22 EST (4.7m)
Low Sat 18:28 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 00:40 EST (5.8m)
Low Sun 07:21 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsSaturday: SE 25 kts
Sunday: SE 20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Mackay early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Mackay in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Sat 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ENE
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