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Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Saturday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots at times offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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