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Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 13:25 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 20:14 EST (2.9m)
Low Thu 02:11 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 07:57 EST (2.4m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Wed 13:38 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 20:18 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 02:39 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 08:00 EST (2.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts


Wednesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore and also north of Cairns until the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, ESE

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19:12 EST

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