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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sat 01:48 EST (0.6m)
High Sat 08:34 EST (2.7m)
Low Sat 14:24 EST (1.3m)
High Sat 19:58 EST (2.2m)

forecast winds

Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Innisfail during the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

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

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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.