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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 15:56 EST

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

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