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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Thu 15:41 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 21:55 EST (2.7m)
Low Fri 04:01 EST (0.8m)
High Fri 10:14 EST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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