Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsWednesday: N/NW 20 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: S 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Thursday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending northerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly around 1 metre around midday. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.