Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BowenHigh Sat 01:06 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 07:13 EST (1.2m)
High Sat 13:23 EST (2.6m)
Low Sat 20:16 EST (1.0m)
Tides for MackayHigh Sat 02:03 EST (5.0m)
Low Sat 08:15 EST (1.3m)
High Sat 14:18 EST (5.1m)
Low Sat 20:51 EST (1.2m)
forecast windsSaturday: S/SE 25 kts
Sunday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Monday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Mackay in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m
most recent warnings
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.