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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

High Fri 04:28 (3.6m)
Low Fri 10:18 (1.8m)
High Fri 17:02 (4.8m)
Low Sat 00:05 (1.5m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 25 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 20/30 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Creal Reef around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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