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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Tue 23:06 EST (1.4m)
High Wed 04:23 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 10:28 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 17:27 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Tue 23:37 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 04:27 EST (2.1m)
Low Wed 10:49 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 17:44 EST (2.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: Variable 10 kts
Wednesday: S 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. 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 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre north of Innisfail. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Tue 18:47 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.