Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: W/NW 35 kts
Thursday: N/NW 30 kts
Friday: W/NW 10/15 kts
West to northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots south of Cape Bowling Green during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres outside the reef. Swell: North to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: North to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 03:39 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NNW
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Gale Warning for Townsville and Mackay coasts and Great Barrier Reef. Strong Wind Warning for Cairns and Capricornia coasts
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