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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Tue 16:23 EST (2.3m)
Low Tue 23:09 EST (1.7m)
High Wed 03:22 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 09:47 EST (1.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N/NE 15 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NE

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Weather News

September heat records on the forecast

11:36 EST

Unprecedented September heat will affect southern Queensland and northern NSW on Wednesday and Thursday, causing some locations to break records for the second time in a week.

Come by Chance picnic races buoys spirits of farmers despite heat and dust and drought

11:22 EST

"I have come here when it's flooded and we can't get out, and I've come here when it's been that bloody dusty we can't see the races." The venue in question was the Come by Chance racecourse and campdraft grounds, on a black-soil floodplain in western New South Wales.

Dam levels across NSW continue to hold despite record dry winter

09:40 EST

Despite a record dry winter and extremely warm daytime temperatures in New South Wales over the last four months, the state's dams are still relatively full.