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Tides for Cardwell

Low Fri 03:14 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 08:42 EST (2.9m)
Low Fri 14:54 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:32 EST (3.7m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Fri 03:16 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 08:22 EST (2.9m)
Low Fri 14:37 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 21:17 EST (3.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: SE 25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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