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Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Wednesday: E 20 kts
Thursday: E 20 kts
Friday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts


Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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