North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Thu 06:14 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 12:58 EST (2.2m)
Low Thu 18:50 EST (1.3m)
High Fri 01:06 EST (2.0m)
Tides for CardwellLow Thu 06:50 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 13:09 EST (2.6m)
Low Thu 19:30 EST (1.5m)
High Fri 01:11 EST (2.4m)
forecast windsThursday: N 10/15 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
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Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Capricornia Coast, Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters
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