North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Thu 18:50 EST (1.3m)
High Fri 01:06 EST (2.0m)
Low Fri 07:43 EST (1.0m)
High Fri 14:53 EST (2.2m)
Tides for CardwellLow Thu 19:30 EST (1.5m)
High Fri 01:11 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 08:32 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 15:00 EST (2.6m)
forecast windsThursday: Variable 10 kts
Friday: E 20 kts
Saturday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending easterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Yesterday, much of South Australia was being battered by a low pressure system, sending gusty showers onshore.
A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.