North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Sun 16:13 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:49 EST (3.0m)
Low Mon 04:58 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 10:58 EST (2.3m)
Tides for CardwellLow Sun 16:20 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 22:55 EST (3.6m)
Low Mon 05:22 EST (0.9m)
High Mon 11:09 EST (2.8m)
forecast windsSunday: SE 20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.Issued Sun 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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