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Tides for Gladstone

forecast winds

Sunday: E/SE 10 kts
Monday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Sunday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Winds shifting northeasterly inshore until evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Monday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds shifting northeasterly inshore around midday. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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