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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 17:06 (2.1m)
Low Mon 22:53 (1.1m)
High Tue 05:36 (2.9m)
Low Tue 11:59 (1.0m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds inshore south of Innisfail southerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending 10/15 knots inshore south of Innisfail. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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