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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 13:20 (1.9m)
Low Thu 19:25 (1.5m)
High Fri 02:36 (2.9m)
Low Fri 10:16 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: S/SE increasing 20/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE increasing 20/25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending southwesterly around 10 knots in the early morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the morning, then increasing to 20/25 knots offshore in the afternoon. Winds inshore tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots offshore then decreasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds inshore tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore then decreasing to 1/2 metres in the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

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

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