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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 02:55 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 09:07 EST (2.6m)
Low Wed 15:05 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 21:28 EST (2.9m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 20 kts
Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns at times. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Tue 16:07 EST

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

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