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Tides for Cardwell

High Sat 22:13 EST (3.7m)
Low Sun 04:35 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 10:16 EST (2.9m)
Low Sun 16:20 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Sun 04:39 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 10:03 EST (2.9m)
Low Sun 16:04 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:40 EST (3.6m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: E 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S 15/20 kts

forecast

Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning then becoming variable in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/20 knots during the day then tending southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.8m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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