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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Mon 16:09 EST (1.4m)
High Mon 21:21 EST (2.0m)
Low Tue 03:43 EST (0.8m)
High Tue 10:32 EST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Monday: E increasing 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E 20 kts
Wednesday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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