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Tides for Gladstone

High Thu 12:38 EST (3.8m)
Low Thu 18:41 EST (1.0m)
High Fri 00:56 EST (3.5m)
Low Fri 07:10 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W/NW 25 kts
Friday: S/SE 25 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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