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Tides for Cardwell

Low Mon 11:00 EST (1.1m)
High Mon 17:33 EST (3.0m)
Low Tue 00:24 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 06:06 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Mon 10:48 EST (1.1m)
High Mon 17:17 EST (3.0m)
Low Tue 00:06 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 05:51 EST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Tuesday: E 20/25 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 20/25 kts


East to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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