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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 09:46 EST (1.3m)
High Tue 17:03 EST (2.5m)
Low Tue 23:37 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 04:27 EST (2.1m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 09:30 EST (1.3m)
High Tue 16:47 EST (2.5m)
Low Tue 23:23 EST (1.5m)
High Wed 04:14 EST (2.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N 10/15 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots early in the morning then turning east to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. 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. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 08:04 EST

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

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