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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Tue 01:53 (3.2m)
Low Tue 09:21 (1.1m)
High Tue 14:58 (2.3m)
Low Tue 20:59 (1.3m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 16:07 EST

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

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Weather News

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.