Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.Issued Wed 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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