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Tides for Cairns

High Tue 19:37 EST (2.7m)
Low Wed 01:34 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 07:16 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 13:25 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Tue 19:45 EST (3.2m)
Low Wed 02:06 EST (1.2m)
High Wed 07:21 EST (2.7m)
Low Wed 13:38 EST (0.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 30 kts
Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 20/30 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Wednesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Tue 15:55 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE

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