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Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 21:24 EST (1.5m)
High Thu 03:41 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 10:50 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 17:00 EST (2.6m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Wed 21:26 EST (1.5m)
High Thu 03:29 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 10:37 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 16:45 EST (2.6m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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