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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 05:37 EST

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

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