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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Wed 19:21 (3.0m)
Low Thu 02:01 (0.6m)
High Thu 08:15 (3.3m)
Low Thu 14:22 (1.1m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 10/15 kts
Friday: NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: N/NW 10/15 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

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

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11:42 EDT

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