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Tides for Bowen

Low Thu 13:22 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 19:35 EST (2.8m)
Low Fri 02:01 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 07:56 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Mackay

High Thu 08:20 EST (4.7m)
Low Thu 14:26 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 20:28 EST (5.3m)
Low Fri 02:55 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE increasing 25/30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts


Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 20/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots north of Hamilton Island in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots early in the morning then increasing to 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.

Issued Thu 06:25 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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