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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Fri 14:46 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:30 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 03:31 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 09:21 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Fri 14:54 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:32 EST (3.7m)
Low Sat 03:52 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 09:28 EST (2.9m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 11:44 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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Weather News

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08:39 EST

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Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

07:17 EST

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Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

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