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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 09:06 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 15:12 EST (2.0m)
Low Wed 20:55 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 03:27 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 09:44 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 15:30 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 21:24 EST (1.5m)
High Thu 03:41 EST (2.7m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Innisfail. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

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

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Weather News

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

07:49 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.

Canberra's run of cold still running

20:01 EST

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A breath of fresh air for Sydney

17:47 EST

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