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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Wed 09:28 (3.3m)
Low Wed 15:59 (1.5m)
High Wed 20:55 (2.6m)
Low Thu 02:58 (0.8m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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