Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Wed 00:10 (2.0m)
High Wed 06:09 (3.5m)
Low Wed 11:53 (2.2m)
High Wed 18:22 (4.4m)

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

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Mackay Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:08 EST
sunrise
05:31 EST
sunset
18:07 EST
last light
18:29 EST
set
00:29 EST
rise
11:46 EST
moon
moon
Oct 25
moon
Nov 1
moon
Nov 8
moon
Nov 16
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Drought aid: Where has the money been allocated and what difference is it making on-farm?

14:28 EDT

Billions of dollars in government aid, across all tiers, has gone to farmers during the drought this year.

Hail storm kills 400 kangaroos and 150 goats on properties in far-west New South Wales

13:56 EDT

A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought ravaged Far West New South Wales has left a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.

Roll cloud and mammatus on show in southern Australia

13:48 EDT

Rain, thunderstorms and odd clouds have swept across South Australia and Victoria during the last 24 hours.