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Tides for Gladstone

High Wed 00:22 EST (4.0m)
Low Wed 06:46 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 12:59 EST (3.7m)
Low Wed 18:57 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

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


Tuesday: SE to SW 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.7 metres. Swell: E'ly 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. 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: E'ly 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Thursday: S to SW 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.7 metres. Swell: Less than 1 metre in the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: S to SE 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.7 metres. Swell: E to SE up to 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.7m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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