North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsWednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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