Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneLow Sun 05:34 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 11:32 EST (3.6m)
Low Sun 17:27 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 23:50 EST (4.2m)
forecast windsSunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.7/2.2 metres. Swell: SE to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Sunday: SE 15/20 knots, decreasing to 10/15 knots south of Gannet Cay during the evening. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres. Swell: SE to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Monday: SE 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots north of Gannet Cay during the morning. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres. Swell: SE to 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Tuesday: SE 5/10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres, decreasing to 1.0/1.5 metres during the day. Swell: E 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to less than 1 metre in the afternoon. SE to 1 metre through Capricorn Channel.Issued Sat 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.2m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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