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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Sun 00:37 (1.4m)
High Sun 07:06 (5.3m)
Low Sun 13:41 (1.5m)
High Sun 19:33 (4.6m)

forecast winds

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE

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Weather News

Trawler Dianne crew remembered by friends, family in Bundaberg ceremony

18:03 EDT

Family and friends of six men who died in a trawler accident off Queensland's coast have said a final goodbye at a memorial held at Bundaberg Marina in southern Queensland.

Thunderstorms light up the Kimberley sky

17:30 EDT

A low over northern areas of Western Australia's Kimberley region is generating plenty of thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain over an already saturated landscape.

Queensland weather: Heavy rain eases across south-east, disaster package announced

15:13 EDT

After more than 24 hours of heavy rain across south-east Queensland, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has cancelled all severe weather warnings for the region, indicating the worst is over for the time being.