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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Tue 13:36 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 20:03 EST (2.9m)
Low Wed 01:59 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 08:22 EST (2.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE 20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times during the afternoon and evening. Light south to southeasterly below 10 knots inshore south of Cairns early morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:56 EST

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

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