The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast king tides to affect coastal areas in Douglas Shire from Thursday, February 6 until Wednesday 12th February.

King tides are expected to peak at 3.24 metres on Sunday and Monday mornings.

The Douglas Local Disaster Management Group would like to remind people that low-lying areas and roads, particularly around Mowbray St in Port Douglas, will be impacted.

Please see the forecast tides and times below.

Thursday 6th February

  • Low — 12:53 am — 0.66m
  • High — 7:32 am — 2.81m
  • Low — 1:41 pm — 1.18m
  • High — 7:13 pm — 2.23 m

Friday 7th February

  • Low — 1:29 am — 0.48 m
  • High — 8:07 am — 3.00 m
  • Low — 2:17 pm — 1.05 m
  • High — 7:52 pm –2.34 m

Saturday 8th February

  • Low — 2:07 am — 0.34 m
  • High — 8:44 am — 3.15 m
  • Low — 2:54 pm — 0.95 m
  • High — 8:32 pm — 2.42m Full Moon

Sunday 9th February

  • Low — 2:46 am — 0.25 m
  • High — 9:22 am — 3.24 m
  • Low — 3:33 pm — 0.89 m
  • High — 9:13 pm — 2.46 m

Monday 10th February

  • Low — 3:26 am — 0.26 m
  • High — 10:02 am — 3.24 m
  • Low — 4:13 pm — 0.88 m
  • High — 9:56 pm — 2.45 m

Tuesday 11th February

  • Low — 4:08 am — 0.37 m
  • High — 10:42 am — 3.13 m
  • Low — 4:56 pm — 0.92 m
  • High — 10:43 pm — 2.37 m

Wednesday 12th February

  • Low — 4:52 am — 0.60 m
  • High — 11:25 am — 2.93 m
  • Low — 5:42 pm — 1.01 m
  • High — 11:37 pm — 2.23 m

For full tide chart, please visit http://www.bom.gov.au/ntc/IDO59001/IDO59001_2020_QLD_TP023.pdf