North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsFriday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cairns in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:04 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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While the much of Australia's mainland sits under a high pressure system, it's a different story for Tasmania.
Most of Hobart's Myer store could be open within days but it faces "devastating" stock losses and damage, manager Peter Monachetti says.
Top Enders could see storm activity earlier and more often this season, with a key indicator for such conditions the strongest in 15 years, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has said.