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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

High Tue 10:32 (5.4m)
Low Tue 16:49 (1.1m)
High Tue 22:35 (4.7m)
Low Wed 04:52 (0.7m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: NE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: N/NW 15/20 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Creal Reef in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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