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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 04:26 (3.0m)
Low Thu 11:27 (0.9m)
High Thu 17:32 (2.6m)
Low Thu 23:43 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the early afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore this afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 15:21 EST

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

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14:26 EST

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13:31 EST

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