North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Wed 10:28 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 17:27 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 23:41 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 05:14 EST (2.0m)
Tides for CardwellLow Wed 10:49 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 17:44 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 00:18 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 05:25 EST (2.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: S increasing 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning then turning east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre north of Innisfail. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.