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Tides for Townsville

Low Thu 04:51 (1.3m)
High Thu 09:42 (2.3m)
Low Thu 15:32 (0.9m)
High Thu 22:33 (3.1m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: E/NE 15 kts
Saturday: E/NE 15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Inshore winds east to northeasterly 10/15 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the late morning. Inshore winds tending southerly about 10 knots in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inside the reef around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Inshore winds tending southerly about 10 knots in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly up to 15 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Inshore winds tending southerly about 10 knots in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly up to 15 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. 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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