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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Sun 15:56 EST (1.5m)
High Sun 20:57 EST (2.5m)
Low Mon 02:53 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 10:02 EST (3.0m)

forecast winds

Sunday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Monday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E 15/20 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to southeasterly offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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first light
05:03 EST
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05:26 EST
sunset
18:30 EST
last light
18:54 EST
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19:07 EST
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06:40 EST
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