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Tides for Cardwell

High Tue 19:45 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 02:06 EST (1.2m)
High Wed 07:21 EST (2.7m)
Low Wed 13:38 EST (0.5m)

Tides for Townsville

High Tue 19:34 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 02:07 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 06:59 EST (2.7m)
Low Wed 13:25 EST (0.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E/SE 30 kts
Wednesday: SE 20/30 kts
Thursday: SE 25/30 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts


Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times, well offshore. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 20/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 15:55 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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