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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 11:58 EST (2.2m)
Low Tue 17:52 EST (0.9m)
High Wed 00:24 EST (2.6m)
Low Wed 06:50 EST (1.0m)

Tides for Cardwell

High Tue 12:11 EST (2.6m)
Low Tue 18:04 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 00:33 EST (3.0m)
Low Wed 07:38 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending southeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef.

Issued Tue 07:29 EST

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

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