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Tides for Cardwell

Low 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 Townsville

Low 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 winds

Friday: 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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07:47 EDT

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.

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19:22 EDT

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18:35 EDT

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