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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sun 22:49 EST (3.0m)
Low Mon 04:58 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 10:58 EST (2.3m)
Low Mon 17:01 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Sun 22:55 EST (3.6m)
Low Mon 05:22 EST (0.9m)
High Mon 11:09 EST (2.8m)
Low Mon 17:08 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

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

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