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Tides for Bowen

High Tue 14:48 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 22:16 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 04:04 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 09:17 EST (1.3m)

Tides for Mackay

High Tue 14:51 EST (4.8m)
Low Tue 21:37 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 03:39 EST (3.8m)
Low Wed 09:33 EST (2.0m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: E 10/15 kts
Thursday: E increasing 15/20 kts


East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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Weather News

Drought-hit West Wimmera Shire struggles to attract counsellors despite $500K aid package

11:22 EDT

The West Wimmera Shire says state and federal governments need to consult more widely with local government on drought measures.

Wild storms cut power to Gulf of Carpentaria residents in north-west Queensland

11:09 EDT

Ergon Energy crews are working to restore power to hundreds of customers in north-west Queensland after another night of wild electrical storms.

Cyclone-hit region of central Queensland digs deep for drought relief

11:05 EDT

Just months ago, central Queensland was dealing with the devastating consequences of Tropical Cyclone Marcia, but that has not stopped the region from digging deep to help other parts of the state battling drought.