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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Mon 16:23 (2.9m)
Low Mon 23:30 (1.3m)
High Tue 04:55 (2.1m)
Low Tue 10:42 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/SE increasing 20/25 kts
Tuesday: E/SE increasing 25/30 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 20/25 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning, then increasing to 20/25 knots during the late morning and afternoon. Inshore winds tending east to northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Inshore winds tending northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, tending 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots reaching 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Inshore winds tending northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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