North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh Fri 19:40 EST (2.7m)
Low Sat 01:42 EST (0.7m)
High Sat 07:55 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 13:48 EST (0.8m)
Tides for CardwellHigh Fri 19:42 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 02:09 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 08:01 EST (2.8m)
Low Sat 14:03 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsFriday: SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 11:27 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE
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