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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 13:44 (2.4m)
Low Thu 21:40 (1.5m)
High Fri 04:16 (2.6m)
Low Fri 10:46 (1.8m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: N 10/15 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 04:52 EST

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

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05:46 EST
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06:08 EST
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18:45 EST
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19:07 EST
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