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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 17:27 EST (2.4m)
Low Wed 23:41 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 05:14 EST (2.0m)
Low Thu 11:17 EST (0.8m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Wed 17:44 EST (2.8m)
Low Thu 00:18 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 05:25 EST (2.3m)
Low Thu 11:39 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S increasing 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning then turning east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre north of Innisfail. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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