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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Sat 17:55 EST (1.1m)
High Sat 23:44 EST (4.7m)
Low Sun 05:53 EST (0.9m)
High Sun 12:04 EST (5.1m)

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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Weather News

Storms closing in on Perth, scattering across WA

14:06 EDT

Thunderstorms are nearing Perth and will scatter across much of inland Western Australia this weekend, bringing useful rain but also threatening the region with damaging winds.

Sunken fishing trawler off Queensland coast to be examined by police divers

13:59 EDT

A recovery operation has begun this morning for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.

Another Soaking for Brisbane

09:37 EDT

After receiving October's monthly rainfall total in the past seven days Brisbane is set to see a further 10-20mm today.