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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

High Tue 11:43 (6.5m)
Low Tue 18:21 (0.5m)
High Wed 00:07 (5.1m)
Low Wed 06:18 (0.4m)

forecast winds

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE

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19:14 EST
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19:53 EST
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07:28 EST
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Weather News

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09:18 EDT

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Monsoon late to the date but now ready to dump on Darwin

19:15 EDT

Risks of a cyclone brewing over northern Australia are intensifying as the long-awaited monsoon finally descends on Darwin.