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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 22:23 EST (3.0m)
Low Tue 04:32 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 10:44 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 16:45 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Mon 22:28 EST (3.5m)
Low Tue 04:50 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 10:52 EST (3.0m)
Low Tue 16:53 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/NE 10 kts
Tuesday: Variable 10 kts
Wednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: N increasing 10/15 kts

forecast

Monday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day then increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:55 EST

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

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