Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreHigh Sat 09:26 EST (1.5m)
Low Sat 15:22 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 22:02 EST (2.0m)
Low Sun 04:32 EST (0.3m)
Tides for Gold CoastHigh Sat 09:43 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 15:23 EST (0.1m)
High Sat 22:12 EST (1.8m)
Low Sun 04:40 EST (0.1m)
forecast windsSaturday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10 kts
Monday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending north to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SSE
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