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Tides for Cardwell

High Wed 15:30 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 21:24 EST (1.5m)
High Thu 03:41 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 10:50 EST (0.9m)

Tides for Townsville

High Wed 15:20 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 21:26 EST (1.5m)
High Thu 03:29 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 10:37 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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