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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Sunday: E/SE 10 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/25 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Sunday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Monday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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