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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 12:14 EST (2.6m)
Low Thu 20:59 EST (1.7m)
High Thu 23:55 EST (1.8m)
Low Fri 04:57 EST (1.5m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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10:37 EDT

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