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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres between Cairns and Innisfail. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

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

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