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Tides for Townsville

High Thu 05:20 (2.6m)
Low Thu 12:13 (1.0m)
High Thu 18:21 (2.6m)
Low Fri 00:33 (1.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times during the afternoon and evening. Inshore winds around Townsville south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning, tending easterly 15/20 knots with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds southerly inshore around Townsville in the morning, turning easterly with afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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