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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Thursday: E/NE 15 kts
Friday: S 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the morning then turning east to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

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

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