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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

High Wed 07:32 (5.6m)
Low Wed 14:08 (0.7m)
High Wed 20:13 (5.1m)
Low Thu 02:22 (1.0m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10 kts
Friday: NW/SW 10/15 kts

forecast

East to Southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly south of Hay Point during the late afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times near and north of Hamilton Island until the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Hamilton Island. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots, tending southeasterly in the afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes east to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southerly during the morning then turning east to southeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Tue 15:53 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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10:32 EST

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10:04 EST

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