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Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Thursday Island

Low Wed 15:44 (0.7m)
High Wed 23:28 (2.4m)
Low Thu 03:11 (2.0m)
High Thu 08:15 (2.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 20/30 kts
Friday: SE 30 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, ESE

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Sun & Moon Times

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06:17 EST
sunrise
06:39 EST
sunset
18:16 EST
last light
18:38 EST
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12:34 EST
set
00:28 EST
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