Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreLow Tue 18:02 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 00:30 EST (1.7m)
Low Wed 07:11 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 13:19 EST (1.5m)
Tides for Gold CoastLow Tue 18:09 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 00:42 EST (1.5m)
Low Wed 07:13 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 13:35 EST (1.3m)
forecast windsTuesday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: E 10/15 kts
Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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