Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Sat 00:49 (0.6m)
High Sat 06:42 (3.1m)
Low Sat 12:55 (0.9m)
High Sat 18:38 (3.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: E 20 kts
Saturday: E 10/15 kts
Sunday: E 10/15 kts
Monday: E/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Townsville Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase new moon first quarter full moon last quarter
first light
05:02 EST
sunrise
05:26 EST
sunset
18:33 EST
last light
18:56 EST
rise
02:46 EST
set
15:10 EST
moon
moon
Nov 27
moon
Dec 4
moon
Dec 12
moon
Dec 19
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Thunderstorms form over fires in NSW

16:20 EDT

An intense thunderstorm developed directly over the large Gospers Mountain bushfire in NSW on Friday afternoon.

Dust storms are being made worse by Australia's drought. Here's how they work

15:23 EDT

As Victoria sweltered through a , the regional hub of Mildura was blanketed in dust, turning the centre of the city orange.

Community goes droving as it rallies behind a farmer battling drought and fire

13:38 EDT

In a practical example of helping farmers, members of a small suburban community have helped a farmer move cattle out of a scorched paddock to greener pastures.