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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Tue 09:26 EST (1.2m)
High Tue 16:51 EST (2.2m)
Low Tue 23:06 EST (1.4m)
High Wed 04:23 EST (1.8m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 09:46 EST (1.3m)
High Tue 17:03 EST (2.5m)
Low Tue 23:37 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 04:27 EST (2.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: S 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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