Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Wed 09:06 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 15:12 EST (2.0m)
Low Wed 20:55 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 03:27 EST (2.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: SE 25 kts
Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts
Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Grenville in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Grenville early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
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