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Tides for Townsville

Low Mon 12:32 (0.6m)
High Mon 18:55 (3.2m)
Low Tue 01:24 (1.2m)
High Tue 06:30 (3.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 20 kts


South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Inshore winds turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up 20 knots offshore south of Cape Ferguson during the morning and afternoon. Inshore winds tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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