North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsFriday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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