Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreLow Wed 23:16 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 05:10 EST (1.2m)
Low Thu 11:03 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 17:20 EST (1.5m)
Tides for Gold CoastLow Wed 23:15 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 05:22 EST (1.1m)
Low Thu 11:02 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 17:29 EST (1.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: E 15/25 kts
Saturday: E 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Maroochydore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Wed 15:56 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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