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Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Tue 11:17 (1.8m)
High Tue 17:28 (3.9m)
Low Tue 23:18 (2.2m)
High Wed 05:27 (4.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SE 20/25 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts


South to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Inshore winds easing to 15/20 knots from the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore north of Mackay and through the Whitsunday Islands in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, tending south to southeasterly inshore in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre offshore, tending northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the evening.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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