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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Thu 11:55 EST (2.2m)
Low Fri 05:20 EST (1.3m)
High Fri 15:03 EST (2.2m)
Low Fri 22:57 EST (1.4m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

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

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