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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Mon 17:01 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 23:32 EST (2.8m)
Low Tue 05:48 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 11:58 EST (2.2m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Mon 17:08 EST (0.7m)
High Mon 23:41 EST (3.3m)
Low Tue 06:21 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 12:11 EST (2.6m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:15 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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15:10 EST

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12:07 EST

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