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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Mon 14:03 (0.6m)
High Mon 20:22 (5.5m)
Low Tue 02:48 (1.1m)
High Tue 08:32 (5.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 30 kts
Wednesday: E 15/20 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Winds increasing to 15/20 knots south of Creal Reef in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly around 1 metre east of Gannet Cay. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly around 1 metre east of Gannet Cay. Swell south of Gannet Cay tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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