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Tides for Cairns

High Wed 11:43 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 17:38 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 23:54 EST (2.4m)
Low Thu 06:14 EST (0.9m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Wed 11:52 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 17:52 EST (1.1m)
High Thu 00:03 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 06:50 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 10/15 kts
Friday: S/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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Weather News

Drought-stricken Queensland endures dry, warm winter

10:29 EST

Queensland has just come out of a much warmer and drier winter than normal, with much of the drought-stricken state receiving almost no rain for the whole season, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).

Hunter comes out of the cold after 'average' winter

07:04 EST

Several significant cold snaps in July were the only remarkable weather events in what the Bureau of Meteorology has labelled an average winter.

NSW Upper Western wades through a wet winter

17:44 EST

Much of the state has seen great rainfall over winter, with only the north and central coast missing out.