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Tides

Tides for Maroochydore

Low Tue 15:47 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 22:03 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 04:23 EST (0.1m)
High Wed 10:34 EST (1.7m)

Tides for Gold Coast

Low Tue 15:54 EST (-0.0m)
High Tue 22:18 EST (1.6m)
Low Wed 04:31 EST (-0.0m)
High Wed 10:50 EST (1.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts

forecast

Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots early in the morning then tending northerly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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