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Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: N 10/15 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m
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Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
Tasmanians are being warned to prepare for wind and rains forecast to lash the state on Thursday.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.