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Tides for Gladstone

Low Wed 13:23 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 19:58 EST (4.2m)
Low Thu 02:22 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 08:17 EST (3.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts


SE 25/30 knots, decreasing to 20/25 knots from the south during the afternoon. Seas: 2.2/2.7 metres. Swell: SE 1.5 through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Thursday: SE 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2.2 metres, decreasing to 1.7 metres. Swell: SE 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: SE 15/20 knots, decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.7 metres, decreasing to 1.2 metres. Swell: E to SE 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.7m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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