King tides expected from this weekend

Date published: 28 January 2022

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents in low-lying areas to take precautions ahead of the king tides expected from this weekend.

The king tides are predicted from Sunday and will reach a peak of 4.1m at 9:26am on Tuesday 1 February 2022.

Council recommends that residents in areas that are prone to minor flooding during the tides move valuables and their cars to protect them from the salt water.

Suburbs such as South Townsville and Railway Estate may be impacted, along with Hanran Street and Ogden Street in the city.

Motorists are asked to observe any warnings and road closures.

Tides forecast for king tides this weekend

  • 3.92m on Sunday 30 January 2022 at 8:04am
  • 4.07m on Monday 31 January 2022 at 8:45am
  • 4.1m on Tuesday 1 February 2022 at 9:26am
  • 4m on Wednesday 2 February 2022 at 10:06am

For more information on king tides, visit Know Your Risks.