Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreHigh Thu 11:28 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 17:38 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 23:38 EST (1.4m)
Low Fri 05:58 EST (0.3m)
Tides for Gold CoastHigh Thu 11:46 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 17:50 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 23:58 EST (1.2m)
Low Fri 06:07 EST (0.1m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 20/30 kts
Friday: SW 20/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Northerly 20/25 knots tending northwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore.Issued Thu 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SSE
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