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Tides for Cairns

High Tue 00:55 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 07:35 EST (1.1m)
High Tue 13:38 EST (2.0m)
Low Tue 19:13 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Tue 01:06 EST (3.1m)
Low Tue 08:28 EST (1.2m)
High Tue 13:54 EST (2.3m)
Low Tue 19:36 EST (1.3m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 20 kts
Tuesday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

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

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