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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Tides for Cardwell

forecast winds

Sunday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Monday: Variable 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE increasing 20/30 kts
Wednesday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning then becoming southeasterly 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

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

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