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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Thu 16:49 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 22:40 EST (5.3m)
Low Fri 05:00 EST (0.5m)
High Fri 11:03 EST (5.4m)

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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