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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sun 04:13 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 10:07 EST (2.4m)
Low Sun 16:13 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:49 EST (3.0m)

Tides for Cardwell

Low Sun 04:35 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 10:16 EST (2.9m)
Low Sun 16:20 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:55 EST (3.6m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing 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. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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11:43 EST

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11:36 EST

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