North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsTuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 18:33 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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