Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsWednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly during the morning and east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. 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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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.