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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 16:20 EST (2.0m)
Low Wed 09:50 EST (1.4m)
High Wed 17:03 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 23:59 EST (1.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Wednesday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots inshore in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:47 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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