Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Mon 13:30 (1.1m)
High Mon 18:50 (2.9m)
Low Tue 01:15 (0.6m)
High Tue 07:29 (3.8m)

forecast winds

Monday: NE 20 kts
Tuesday: NE 15 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 10 kts

forecast

Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly below 10 knots in the late afternoon. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and reaching up to 15 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Mingela Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:48 EST
sunrise
06:11 EST
sunset
18:43 EST
last light
19:05 EST
rise
15:29 EST
set
02:57 EST
moon
moon
Mar 2
moon
Mar 9
moon
Mar 18
moon
Mar 25
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

'Unusual' thunderstorm hits Perth's south, tearing off roofs, flooding homes

06:36 EDT

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has attended dozens of call outs for storm damage in Perth's southern suburbs after a severe thunderstorm hit Rockingham.

Canberra hit by heavy rain, flash flooding inundates homes

00:59 EDT

A deluge has brought parts of Canberra to a standstill and left some residents counting the cost as their homes flooded.

Canberra cops a soaking

16:06 EDT

A low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to Canberra and much of the ACT leading to flash flooding in some areas.