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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Fri 13:49 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 20:29 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 02:29 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 08:27 EST (2.6m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Fri 13:59 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 20:29 EST (3.7m)
Low Sat 02:51 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 08:29 EST (3.1m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
Sunday: E 10 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots at times offshore. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

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

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08:09 EST

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Flood threat eases around Ardlethan and Ganmain

07:57 EST

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