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forecast winds

Saturday: SE 25 kts
Sunday: E/SE 20 kts
Monday: E 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cairns. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns early in the morning. Tending south to southeasterly in the evening then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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