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Tides for Cairns

High 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 Cardwell

High 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 winds

Friday: 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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Healthy rain along the QLD coast

15:23 EDT

Parts of coastal QLD received their heaviest October rain in five years.

Sunset Strip residents plan open day to beat population drought

14:41 EDT

Residents of Sunset Strip southeast of Broken Hill are gearing up to host the town's first open day this weekend, aimed at pitching the lakeside settlement to prospective home buyers.

Tasmanian farmers describe the seasonal outlook as serious after a series of significant below average seasons

14:31 EDT

Three seasons of significantly below average rainfall across much of Tasmania has created a serious situation for farmers, according to the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA).