North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Mon 06:19 EST (1.1m)
High Mon 12:13 EST (2.0m)
Low Mon 18:06 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 00:55 EST (2.6m)
Tides for CardwellLow Mon 07:06 EST (1.2m)
High Mon 12:31 EST (2.4m)
Low Mon 18:20 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 01:06 EST (3.1m)
forecast windsMonday: SE 20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres north of Innisfail during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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