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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 19:06 (1.8m)
High Wed 01:56 (2.4m)
Low Wed 10:16 (1.4m)
High Wed 16:09 (2.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/NE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Inshore winds tending southerly 10/15 knots in the early morning and evening, tending east to northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Inshore winds tending southerly 10/15 knots in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Inshore winds tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning, then tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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