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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sat 14:31 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 21:07 EST (3.2m)
Low Sun 03:09 EST (0.5m)
High Sun 09:10 EST (2.6m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sat 14:39 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 21:07 EST (3.8m)
Low Sun 03:27 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 09:14 EST (3.2m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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