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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Tue 13:44 EST (0.5m)
High Tue 20:32 EST (2.8m)
Low Wed 02:27 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 08:08 EST (2.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E/SE 25 kts
Wednesday: SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Grenville in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Grenville during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Tue 05:18 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE

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