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Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 08:28 EST (1.2m)
High Tue 13:54 EST (2.3m)
Low Tue 19:36 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 02:18 EST (2.8m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 08:18 EST (1.1m)
High Tue 13:39 EST (2.4m)
Low Tue 19:41 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 01:57 EST (2.9m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:46 EST

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

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