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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 18:56 EST (2.8m)
Low Fri 01:38 EST (0.7m)
High Fri 07:51 EST (3.1m)
Low Fri 14:19 EST (1.3m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, shifting east to northeasterly inshore south of Ingham. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, shifting east to northeasterly inshore south of Ingham. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

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

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