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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Thu 14:30 (1.1m)
High Thu 19:42 (2.9m)
Low Fri 02:01 (0.7m)
High Fri 08:20 (3.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: Sea breeze 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly about 10 knots with inshore afternoon seabreezes of 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly below 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 04:49 EST

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

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