Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsSaturday: SE increasing 25/33 kts
Sunday: S increasing 33/40 kts
Southeasterly 25/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots during the afternoon and evening mostly offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/33 knots, increasing to 33/40 knots in southern offshore waters. Winds above 48 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Tropical System Location At 10:0 pm EST a Tropical Low was located about 355 nautical miles east of Cairns and 325 nautical miles east northeast of Townsville. Centre located near 16.9S 151.9E. Recent movement has been towards the south southeast at 2 knots. Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.Issued Sat 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E
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