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Tides for Townsville

Low Sun 07:04 (1.6m)
High Sun 11:45 (2.0m)
Low Sun 16:56 (1.4m)
High Mon 00:12 (2.7m)

forecast winds

Sunday: S/SE 20 kts
Monday: SE 20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots at times offshore. Inshore winds tending east to northeasterly with seabreezes during the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green. Inshore winds southerly about 10 knots in the morning, tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore. Inshore winds tending lighter southerly in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Inshore winds tending lighter southerly in the morning, then tending easterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:52 EST

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

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