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Tides for Townsville

Low Wed 14:22 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 20:10 EST (3.3m)
Low Thu 02:40 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 08:38 EST (3.1m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E 30 kts
Thursday: E 15/20 kts
Friday: E 15/20 kts

forecast

Easterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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Weather News

October rainfall records doubled in Queensland

10:23 EDT

It has been a remarkably wet October in parts of Queensland, with some areas receiving seven months worth of rain during the last two and a half weeks.

BOM says deluge across Queensland at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie

22:08 EDT

The massive downpour across southern Queensland is at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie hammered the coastline last March, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Flooding rain continues in Queensland

17:03 EDT

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will continue to inundate parts of central Queensland during the middle of this week.