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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Tue 18:12 (1.7m)
High Tue 23:00 (2.3m)
Low Wed 04:23 (1.4m)
High Wed 11:45 (2.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E 20 kts
Wednesday: Sea breeze 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/NE 15/20 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times from late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, with northeasterly inshore afternoon seabreezes 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots, tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots inshore with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:54 EST

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

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Weather News

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11:08 EDT

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