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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Sat 21:02 (1.7m)
High Sun 00:12 (1.8m)
Low Sun 06:16 (1.5m)
High Sun 14:03 (2.8m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E/NE increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: NE 10/15 kts
Monday: N/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

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

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18:39 EST
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19:03 EST
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22:50 EST
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10:13 EST
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Weather News

La Nina making its presence felt

13:19 EDT

The southeast of the country is today witnessing what a La Niña summer looks like, with widespread storms, showers and strong winds forecast from South Australia across to Victoria and New South Wales.  A vigorous trough is crossing the southeast, currently situated near the Victorian-South Australian border, and brought wind gusts close to 100km/h about elevated areas this morning.

Tropical activity ramping up in the northwest

11:24 EDT

Australia's northwest could be in for severe weather next week, with the possibility of the first tropical cyclone of the season forming over Australian waters.