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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 16:53 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 23:12 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 05:40 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 11:52 EST (2.8m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 16:47 EST (0.8m)
High Tue 22:58 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 05:49 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 11:38 EST (2.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inside the reef during the morning. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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