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Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 13:04 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 19:45 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 02:06 EST (1.2m)
High Wed 07:21 EST (2.7m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 12:53 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 19:34 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 02:07 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 06:59 EST (2.7m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 20/30 kts
Wednesday: SE 20/30 kts
Thursday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 10:37 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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