Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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Tides for Townsville
forecast windsThursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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