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Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Friday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 09:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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