Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsThursday: S 20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore southeast of Cape Bowling Green in the morning. Winds turning east to southeasterly in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching southeasterly 20/25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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