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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 09:55 EST (2.6m)
Low Mon 15:58 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 22:23 EST (3.0m)
Low Tue 04:32 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Mon 10:01 EST (3.2m)
Low Mon 16:04 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 22:28 EST (3.5m)
Low Tue 04:50 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

Monday: S/SE 10 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 10 kts
Wednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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