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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Fri 09:21 EST (2.6m)
Low Fri 15:20 EST (1.0m)
High Fri 21:14 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 03:26 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, decreasing to southeasterly 10/15 knots inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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