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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Sun 09:16 (3.5m)
Low Sun 15:50 (1.3m)
High Sun 21:07 (2.9m)
Low Mon 02:59 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Sunday: E 15/20 kts
Monday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Winds tending 10/15 knots inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

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

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18:44 EST
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