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Tides for Townsville

High Tue 09:25 (2.9m)
Low Tue 15:03 (1.2m)
High Tue 21:04 (2.8m)
Low Wed 03:15 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: N 20 kts
Thursday: N 10/15 kts


North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening and reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green early in the morning. Winds turning northeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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