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Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 19:24 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 01:42 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 09:09 EST (1.1m)
High Thu 15:14 EST (2.5m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Wed 19:34 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 01:22 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 08:58 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 15:05 EST (2.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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