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Tides for Weipa (Humbug Point)

Low Tue 18:50 (0.9m)
High Wed 03:15 (2.2m)
Low Wed 07:11 (2.1m)
High Wed 12:07 (2.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E/SE 20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 20 kts
Thursday: S/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots a times offshore in the morning. Winds tending southwest to southeasterly in the early afternoon before ending east to southeasterly again in the late evening and reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at time offshore in the early morning. Winds tending southwest to southeasterly in the early afternoon before ending east to southeasterly again in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:54 EST

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

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