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Tides for Cardwell

High Wed 17:44 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 00:18 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 05:25 EST (2.3m)
Low Thu 11:39 EST (0.8m)

Tides for Townsville

High Wed 17:32 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 00:08 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 05:13 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 11:31 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SW 25 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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