Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 20 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore from the late morning and reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots with inshore northeasterly seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.