North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsSaturday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Sunday: SE 10/15 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southeast to southwesterly from the south in the morning and early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.