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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 23:32 EST (2.8m)
Low Tue 05:48 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 11:58 EST (2.2m)
Low Tue 17:52 EST (0.9m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Mon 23:41 EST (3.3m)
Low Tue 06:21 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 12:11 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 18:04 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre north of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:51 EST

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

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