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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Fri 07:20 (3.5m)
Low Fri 14:01 (0.7m)
High Fri 19:51 (3.3m)
Low Sat 02:10 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Friday: Sea breeze 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots shifting southeasterly 10/15 knots from the south in the afternoon. Inshore afternoon northeasterly seabreezes 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

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

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