North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsFriday: S 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Southerly 20/25 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
most recent warnings
A tropical cyclone may form in Australian waters during the next 24 hours, although the system will have little impact on our mainland.
Parts of eastern and southeast Australia experienced their coldest temperatures in at least six months this morning.
Tasmania's heritage buildings are taking a battering from gusty winds they were not designed to withstand.