North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh Wed 20:14 EST (2.9m)
Low Thu 02:11 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 07:57 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 14:06 EST (0.3m)
Tides for CardwellHigh Wed 20:18 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 02:39 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 08:00 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 14:15 EST (0.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Wednesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning and early afternoon, mainly north of Cairns. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres outside the reef. 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. Outlook Saturday: 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 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, ESE
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for Torres Strait, Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast, Cairns Coast and Townsville Coast. Cancelled for Mackay Coast
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