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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 12:13 EST (1.3m)
High Tue 17:50 EST (3.0m)
Low Wed 00:43 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 06:47 EST (2.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: NE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Northeasterly 15/20 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots around midday with afternoon and early evening inshore seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.