Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 10 kts
Thursday: NE/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts
Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots with inshore northeasterly seabreezes during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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