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Tides for Thursday Island

High Thu 12:05 (2.1m)
Low Thu 17:05 (1.5m)
High Thu 22:54 (2.9m)
Low Fri 06:11 (0.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/30 kts


Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds tending east to northeasterly in Princess Charlotte Bay during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: North of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots during the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots at times in the evening. South of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then tending east to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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