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Tides for Gladstone

Low Tue 06:00 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 12:06 EST (3.8m)
Low Tue 18:05 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 00:22 EST (4.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE/NE 5/10 kts
Tuesday: SE/SW 10/20 kts
Wednesday: S locally 20/25 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts


Monday: SE to NE 5/10 knots. Seas: 0.7 metres. Swell: Less than 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. Tuesday: SE to NE 5/10 knots, shifting SE to SW 10/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.2/1.7 metres. Swell: SE around 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots, possibly 20/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.2 metres. Swell: Less than 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Thursday: S to SE 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Less than 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.7m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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