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Central Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Bowen

High Tue 22:12 EST (2.6m)
Low Wed 04:30 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 10:47 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 17:21 EST (0.8m)

Tides for Mackay

High Tue 23:43 EST (5.3m)
Low Wed 05:55 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 12:00 EST (6.2m)
Low Wed 18:35 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SE 30 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 30 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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Weather News

Roma cattle prices driven to record levels by restocker demand

18:16 EDT

Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.

Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Flash flooding swamps parched Townsville

13:54 EDT

A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.