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forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

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

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