North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsThursday: NW/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts
Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly early in the morning. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.Issued Thu 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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