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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sat 10:09 EST (1.1m)
High Sat 16:54 EST (2.8m)
Low Sat 23:45 EST (1.4m)
High Sun 05:14 EST (2.2m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Sat 09:57 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 16:35 EST (2.8m)
Low Sat 23:25 EST (1.3m)
High Sun 05:02 EST (2.3m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E/SE 20 kts
Sunday: Sea breeze 10/15 kts
Monday: E 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the evening. Inshore afternoon seabreezes at 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Inshore afternoon seabreezes at 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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