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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Mon 10:46 (3.2m)
Low Mon 17:34 (1.6m)
High Mon 22:27 (2.5m)
Low Tue 04:04 (1.1m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E 20 kts
Wednesday: Sea breeze 15/20 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots inshore in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, with northeasterly inshore afternoon seabreezes 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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05:31 EST
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05:55 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:20 EST
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20:43 EST
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08:29 EST
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Weather News

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12:30 EDT

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15:24 EDT

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