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Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly during the morning and east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

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

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