Southeast Gulf Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Centre IslandHigh Sat 10:38 CST (2.2m)
Low Sat 21:06 CST (0.1m)
High Sun 11:21 CST (2.2m)
Low Sun 21:45 CST (0.2m)
forecast windsSaturday: SE 20 kts
Sunday: S/SE 20 kts
Monday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Kowanyama in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
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