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Tides for Cairns

Low Thu 13:12 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 19:09 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 01:19 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 08:04 EST (2.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots south of Cairns in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 16:08 EST

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

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