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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Sat 11:29 (1.4m)
High Sat 17:39 (4.3m)
Low Sat 23:39 (1.7m)
High Sun 05:54 (5.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots south of Gannet Cay in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

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

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