Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 09:50 EST (1.4m)
High Wed 17:03 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 23:59 EST (1.4m)
High Thu 04:59 EST (1.7m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly about 10 knots north of Cairns. Variable below 10 knots near and south of Cairns, tending east to northeasterly in the afternoon and increasing to 10/15 knots inshore. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeast to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

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

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Green Island Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:41 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:13 EST
last light
18:34 EST
rise
10:58 EST
set
00:09 EST
moon
moon
Sep 28
moon
Oct 6
moon
Oct 12
moon
Oct 20
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

New temperature records expected as NSW, Queensland brace for second spring heatwave

20:11 EST

Temperature records set on Saturday may not last long, as eastern Australia braces for another heatwave.

Big dry pushes graziers to find lush paddocks in cropping country

15:18 EST

Unusually dry conditions in New South Wales are forcing graziers to seek agistment in north-western Victoria.

Flooded caravan park owner facing ruin after resident's death

14:02 EST

The owner of a caravan park where a man died in floodwaters six months ago says he is facing financial ruin because of a council ruling that he can no longer house permanent residents.