Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CardwellHigh 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 TownsvilleHigh 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 windsThursday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: W/SW 20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10/15 kts
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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A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.