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Tides

Tides for Bowen

Low Sat 16:11 EST (0.3m)
High Sat 22:30 EST (3.2m)
Low Sun 05:05 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 10:40 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Mackay

High Sat 11:22 EST (5.0m)
Low Sat 17:34 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 23:42 EST (6.2m)
Low Sun 06:19 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 20 kts
Monday: Variable 10 kts

forecast

Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Sat 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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