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Tides for Cardwell

Tides for Townsville

forecast winds

Wednesday: Sea breeze 15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: NE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Inshore northeast afternoon seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre inside the reef during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

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

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