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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sat 22:39 (2.0m)
Low Sun 04:51 (1.1m)
High Sun 11:34 (2.5m)
Low Sun 17:58 (1.5m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 20 kts
Sunday: SE increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots north of Cairns. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. 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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