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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sun 16:20 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:55 EST (3.6m)
Low Mon 05:22 EST (0.9m)
High Mon 11:09 EST (2.8m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Sun 16:04 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:40 EST (3.6m)
Low Mon 05:29 EST (0.9m)
High Mon 10:58 EST (2.8m)

forecast winds

Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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