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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Fri 00:19 (1.0m)
High Fri 06:39 (2.8m)
Low Fri 12:46 (0.7m)
High Fri 19:21 (2.6m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE increasing 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots reaching up to 25 knots at times. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 15:51 EST

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

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