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Tides for Gladstone

forecast winds

Friday: S 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southerly 20/25 knots easing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE

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