Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Maroochydore
Tides for Gold Coast
forecast windsThursday: NE 45 kts
Friday: SW 45 kts
Saturday: S 25/35 kts
Thursday: Northeasterly 25/33 knots, reaching up to 45 knots at times during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning northwesterly 20/33 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Friday: Southwesterly 25/33 knots, reaching up to 45 knots at times offshore around dawn. Winds becoming south to southwesterly 15/25 knots inshore, tending 25/35 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/4.5 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 12:48 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE
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