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Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/SE 20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts


Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

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

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