Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneLow Wed 17:51 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 00:02 EST (3.8m)
Low Thu 06:19 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 12:38 EST (3.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25 kts
Friday: S/SW 15/20 kts
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the day and decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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