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Tides for Townsville

High Tue 09:47 EST (3.1m)
Low Tue 16:23 EST (1.6m)
High Tue 21:05 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 03:07 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: Sea breeze 20 kts
Wednesday: E 10/15 kts
Thursday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots, with inshore northeasterly seabreezes up to 20 knots south of Ingham. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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