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Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Tuesday: E 15/20 kts
Wednesday: E 20 kts
Thursday: E 10/15 kts


Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon and evening with inshore afternoon northeasterly seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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