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Tides for Cairns

Low Sat 04:31 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 10:13 EST (2.2m)
Low Sat 16:25 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 23:08 EST (2.9m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sat 04:59 EST (1.1m)
High Sat 10:28 EST (2.6m)
Low Sat 16:33 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 23:18 EST (3.5m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

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

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16:06 EST

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What will be in the Federal Government's Agricultural White Paper

15:53 EST

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