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Tides for Townsville

Low Mon 02:48 (1.0m)
High Mon 08:15 (2.8m)
Low Mon 14:12 (0.8m)
High Mon 20:40 (3.2m)

forecast winds

Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 20/25 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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