Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CardwellLow Fri 13:39 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 19:42 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 02:09 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 08:01 EST (2.8m)
Tides for TownsvilleLow Fri 13:37 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 19:26 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 02:07 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 07:47 EST (2.8m)
forecast windsFriday: SE 25/30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 20/25 kts
Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 06:01 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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Strong Wind Warning for the Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast, Cairns Coast, Townsville Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast
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Grantham floods inquiry: Denis Wagner considers legal options after report finds quarry impact 'insignificant'
The former owner of the Grantham quarry is considering his legal options after an inquiry found it did not contribute to the town's deadly 2011 floods.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has ruled the Grantham quarry played little role in the deadly 2011 flood and its owners were unjustly blamed.
The aurora australis has put on a colourful show over parts of southern Victoria and Tasmania overnight.