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Tides

Tides for Gladstone

Low Tue 17:04 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 23:15 EST (4.2m)
Low Wed 05:35 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 11:46 EST (4.0m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: Variable 10 kts
Wednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: N increasing 20/25 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots before turning westerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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