Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GladstoneHigh Thu 00:02 EST (3.8m)
Low Thu 06:19 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 12:38 EST (3.8m)
Low Thu 18:41 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25 kts
Friday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly 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. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.Issued Wed 16:09 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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