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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Mon 07:46 (4.0m)
Low Mon 14:20 (0.6m)
High Mon 20:01 (3.5m)
Low Tue 02:18 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, with northeasterly inshore afternoon seabreezes. Winds offshore reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, winds increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. East to northeasterly inshore afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds tending easterly inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds tending easterly inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

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

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