North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsFriday: NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres between Cairns and Innisfail. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre. Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly in the late morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:25 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, N
most recent warnings
Residents in the Whitsundays in central Queensland have been urged not to drink tap water for the next few days due to health risks.
Residents in northern New South Wales have been ordered to evacuate ahead of "unprecedented" flooding, and south-east Queensland has been hit by damaging winds and heavy rain.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland and northern NSW as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move south.