Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 23:37 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 04:27 EST (2.1m)
Low Wed 10:49 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 17:44 EST (2.8m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 23:23 EST (1.5m)
High Wed 04:14 EST (2.1m)
Low Wed 10:39 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 17:32 EST (2.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N 10/15 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 25 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Northerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots early in the morning then turning east to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 18:47 EST

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

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Ingham Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:30 EST
set
00:37 EST
rise
12:13 EST
moon
moon
Sep 9
moon
Sep 16
moon
Sep 24
moon
Oct 2
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.