Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CardwellLow Wed 15:35 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 21:30 EST (2.6m)
Low Thu 03:33 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 10:06 EST (2.7m)
Tides for TownsvilleLow Wed 15:19 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 21:10 EST (2.6m)
Low Thu 03:07 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 09:54 EST (2.7m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts
East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.