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Tides

Tides for Townsville

High Thu 00:27 (2.8m)
Low Thu 07:09 (1.7m)
High Thu 12:40 (2.7m)
Low Thu 19:45 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 30 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 20/30 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots tending decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning, and tending 10/15 knots west of Cape Bowling Green. Inshore afternoon seabreezes tending northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots with inshore afternoon seabreezes tending northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, ENE

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