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Tides for Townsville

Low Sat 17:56 (1.6m)
High Sat 22:45 (2.4m)
Low Sun 04:25 (1.2m)
High Sun 11:39 (3.0m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E 10/15 kts
Sunday: E 10/15 kts
Monday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 15:56 EST

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

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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

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Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

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