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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sun 20:34 (2.8m)
Low Mon 02:20 (1.1m)
High Mon 08:11 (2.5m)
Low Mon 14:22 (0.6m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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