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Tides for Cairns

High Fri 21:30 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 03:31 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 09:21 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 15:29 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Fri 21:32 EST (3.7m)
Low Sat 03:52 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 09:28 EST (2.9m)
Low Sat 15:36 EST (0.3m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, easing to 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. 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, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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