North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsWednesday: NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts
Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres 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 Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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