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Tides

Tides for Bowen

Low Tue 20:14 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 02:45 EST (2.6m)
Low Wed 09:41 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 15:54 EST (2.2m)

Tides for Mackay

Low Tue 21:09 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 03:21 EST (5.0m)
Low Wed 10:03 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 16:18 EST (4.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E 20/25 kts
Friday: E 15/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Mackay by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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12:17 EST

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