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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Mon 04:40 (3.2m)
Low Mon 11:35 (1.2m)
High Mon 17:18 (2.5m)
Low Mon 23:16 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning and again in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming variable during the afternoon with inshore seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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15:19 EST

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