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Tides

Tides for Townsville

Low Sat 20:43 (1.8m)
High Sat 23:44 (1.9m)
Low Sun 07:41 (1.4m)
High Sun 14:58 (2.6m)

forecast winds

Saturday: N/NE 20 kts
Sunday: Sea breeze 15/20 kts
Monday: E/SE 20/25 kts
Tuesday: E/SE locally 25/30 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Inshore northeasterly seabreezes reaching 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots by late morning, then 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Inshore winds tending northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 20/25 knots, possibly reaching 25/30 knots in the evening. Inshore winds tending northeasterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:55 EST

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

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