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Tides for Gladstone

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Tuesday: S 20/25 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southerly 20/25 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the morning. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NE

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