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Tides for Cairns

High Wed 08:08 EST (2.3m)
Low Wed 14:20 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 21:07 EST (2.9m)
Low Thu 03:05 EST (1.0m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Wed 08:12 EST (2.7m)
Low Wed 14:29 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 21:12 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 03:30 EST (1.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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