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Tides for Gladstone

Low Wed 18:57 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 01:16 EST (3.7m)
Low Thu 07:39 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 14:01 EST (3.6m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S/SW locally 30 kts
Thursday: SE/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: S to SW 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots during the morning. Winds possibly reaching up to 30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1.7/2.2 metres, possibly increasing to 2.7 metres in the morning and afternoon. Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel. Thursday: SE to SW 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.7 metres. Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: S to SE 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.7 metres. Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Saturday: SE 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: E below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.7m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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