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Tides for Cairns

High Sat 04:03 (2.4m)
Low Sat 10:42 (1.6m)
High Sat 16:09 (1.9m)
Low Sat 22:12 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 20 kts
Saturday: E/NE 25 kts
Sunday: NE 15/25 kts
Monday: NE 20/25 kts


Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Fri 22:00 EST

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

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