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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

High Mon 11:09 EST (2.8m)
Low Mon 17:08 EST (0.7m)
High Mon 23:41 EST (3.3m)
Low Tue 06:21 EST (1.0m)

Tides for Townsville

High Mon 10:58 EST (2.8m)
Low Mon 16:57 EST (0.7m)
High Mon 23:26 EST (3.4m)
Low Tue 06:28 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: Variable 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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