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Tides

Tides for Mackay Outer Harbour

Low Fri 02:44 (0.8m)
High Fri 08:36 (4.6m)
Low Fri 14:38 (0.8m)
High Fri 20:52 (5.8m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots from late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots south of Creal Reef in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Creal Reef in the early morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

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

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Weather News

Damaging winds loom for southeastern Australia

13:30 EST

A strong cold front will cause damaging winds in parts of Victoria on Friday, with more dangerous winds on the way for southeastern Australia this weekend.

Perth having a chilly day with temps more like Canberra or Hobart

11:57 EST

Earlier this week, we told you how for part of Tuesday afternoon, Sydney was Australia's coldest capital city, which was an unusual situation for winter or early spring – and Perth is in similar territory today.

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