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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Sat 06:57 (3.1m)
Low Sat 13:41 (0.7m)
High Sat 19:45 (3.2m)
Low Sun 02:10 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Monday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 20/25 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly 20/25 knots offshore. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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Perth storm: Severe cold front hits WA's South West, bringing heavy rain, winds and flooding

19:21 EST

The full force of Mother Nature is being felt in Western Australia as emergency services deal with damaging wind gusts from a severe cold front that has also dumped heavy rain in Perth and the south-west of the state.

Damaging winds lash WA

11:00 EST

Severe weather continues to threaten parts of WA today after a powerful front crossed the state's west coast overnight.

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.