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Tides for Bowen

High Wed 09:03 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 15:24 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 20:56 EST (2.5m)
Low Thu 03:25 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Mackay

High Wed 10:10 EST (6.1m)
Low Wed 16:39 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 22:25 EST (5.2m)
Low Thu 04:44 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: NE 10/15 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts


Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly about 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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07:59 EDT

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19:03 EDT

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