Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CardwellHigh Tue 21:07 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 03:11 EST (0.9m)
High Wed 09:36 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 15:35 EST (1.3m)
Tides for TownsvilleHigh Tue 20:51 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 02:49 EST (0.9m)
High Wed 09:22 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 15:19 EST (1.3m)
forecast windsTuesday: E 20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts
Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore until evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots and tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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Towns in Queensland's south-east are being hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.