North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsTuesday: E increasing 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: S/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Monday: East to northeasterly around 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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