Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Saturday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/NE 10 kts
Monday: N/NE 10 kts

forecast

Friday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 16:15 EST

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

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Cairns Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:37 EST
sunrise
05:59 EST
sunset
18:14 EST
last light
18:36 EST
rise
06:03 EST
set
18:27 EST
moon
moon
Oct 9
moon
Oct 16
moon
Oct 23
moon
Oct 31
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

NSW severe weather warning issued, damaging winds set to lash state's north

23:58 EST

Parts of New South Wales have been warned to prepare for wild weather overnight as a low-pressure system from Tasmania gets set to batter northern parts of the state.

Tasmania weather: Helicopter rescues family trapped in floodwaters at Huonville

22:54 EST

Three adults and two young children have been rescued by helicopter after becoming trapped in floodwaters in Huonville, south-east of Tasmania.

SA weather: Power outages continue after three nights in the dark

21:53 EST

Power may not be restored to Eyre Peninsula homes until the early hours of the morning after twin tornadoes and wild weather caused significant damage to transmission towers in South Australia.