Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreHigh Wed 22:49 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:08 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 11:28 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 17:38 EST (0.4m)
Tides for Gold CoastHigh Wed 23:06 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 05:17 EST (0.0m)
High Thu 11:46 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 17:50 EST (0.2m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: NW 20/30 kts
Friday: SW 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: Northerly 20/25 knots tending northwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres later in the evening. 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: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming easterly about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore.Issued Wed 16:09 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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