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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 18:58 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 01:35 EST (2.3m)
Low Thu 08:26 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 14:59 EST (2.1m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 19:24 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 01:42 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 09:09 EST (1.1m)
High Thu 15:14 EST (2.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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