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Tides

Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 14:29 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 21:12 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 03:30 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 08:53 EST (2.7m)

Tides for Townsville

Low Wed 14:11 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 20:58 EST (3.5m)
Low Thu 03:35 EST (1.1m)
High Thu 08:32 EST (2.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

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

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Weather News

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12:40 EST

As the southern hemisphere dives into the heart of winter, the tropical waters of the Solomon Islands have been brewing up a storm.

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11:18 EST

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Cyclone in July: Weather bureau declares Raquel poses no threat to Queensland

09:46 EST

Queensland forecasters have named Raquel as their first ever recorded July cyclone, which has formed this morning north of the Solomon Islands.