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Tides

Tides for Weipa (Humbug Point)

Low Thu 17:55 (0.8m)
High Fri 01:07 (2.0m)
Low Fri 07:06 (1.4m)
High Fri 11:40 (1.8m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E 15/20 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 20 kts

forecast

Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Winds north of Weipa reaching 20 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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