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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 02:12 (0.8m)
High Tue 07:57 (3.0m)
Low Tue 13:55 (1.0m)
High Tue 19:57 (3.1m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Winds inshore lighter in the early morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

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

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