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Tides for Cardwell

High Thu 13:09 EST (2.6m)
Low Thu 19:30 EST (1.5m)
High Fri 01:11 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 08:32 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 12:51 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 19:37 EST (1.5m)
High Fri 00:53 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 08:27 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Thursday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: W/SW 20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Bowling Green during the day. Winds shifting east to southeasterly in the late morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 10:00 EST

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

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