North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh Sat 23:08 EST (2.9m)
Low Sun 05:21 EST (1.0m)
High Sun 11:07 EST (2.2m)
Low Sun 17:13 EST (0.6m)
Tides for CardwellHigh Sat 23:18 EST (3.5m)
Low Sun 05:55 EST (1.2m)
High Sun 11:25 EST (2.5m)
Low Sun 17:22 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsSaturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef.Issued Sat 15:52 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E
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