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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sun 17:13 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 23:57 EST (2.8m)
Low Mon 06:19 EST (1.1m)
High Mon 12:13 EST (2.0m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sun 17:22 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 00:07 EST (3.3m)
Low Mon 07:06 EST (1.2m)
High Mon 12:31 EST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sun 04:46 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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