North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Tue 05:48 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 11:58 EST (2.2m)
Low Tue 17:52 EST (0.9m)
High Wed 00:24 EST (2.6m)
Tides for CardwellLow Tue 06:21 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 12:11 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 18:04 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 00:33 EST (3.0m)
forecast windsTuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.Issued Tue 02:22 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: South East Gulf of Carpentaria and Gold Coast Waters
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