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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sun 04:49 EST (1.9m)
Low Sun 10:48 EST (0.9m)
High Sun 17:43 EST (2.6m)
Low Mon 00:09 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Sun 05:14 EST (2.2m)
Low Sun 11:22 EST (1.0m)
High Sun 18:00 EST (3.0m)
Low Mon 00:43 EST (1.2m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Cairns during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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