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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Thu 04:30 (1.4m)
High Thu 12:03 (2.3m)
Low Thu 16:51 (1.8m)
High Thu 22:55 (2.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E 20 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Northeasterly about 10 knots, tending more easterly offshore. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the morning, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Inshore winds tending northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots around midday. Winds tending northeasterly with inshore afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly with inshore afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

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

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