Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Maroochydore
Tides for Gold Coast
forecast windsThursday: N/NW increasing 15/25 kts
Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: W 20/25 kts
Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly during the morning and reaching 20/25 knots well offshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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