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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Wed 17:19 (1.4m)
High Thu 01:06 (2.9m)
Low Thu 09:13 (1.6m)
High Thu 13:20 (1.9m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: S/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending easterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots offshore in the afternoon. Winds tending easterly inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the late morning. Winds inshore north of Cape Bowling Green remaining 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

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

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