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Tides for Cairns

Low Sat 09:36 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 16:42 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 23:17 EST (1.3m)
High Sun 04:49 EST (1.9m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sat 10:09 EST (1.1m)
High Sat 16:54 EST (2.8m)
Low Sat 23:45 EST (1.4m)
High Sun 05:14 EST (2.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Sunday: SE 20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

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

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