Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsSunday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Monday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots inshore in the late afternoon. Winds turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Sun 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.