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Tides for Cairns

High Mon 12:13 EST (2.0m)
Low Mon 18:06 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 00:55 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 07:35 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Mon 12:31 EST (2.4m)
Low Mon 18:20 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 01:06 EST (3.1m)
Low Tue 08:28 EST (1.2m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SE 20 kts
Tuesday: SE 20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times, mostly north of Innisfail. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 04:48 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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