Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Fri 13:17 EST (0.8m)
High Fri 19:40 EST (2.7m)
Low Sat 01:42 EST (0.7m)
High Sat 07:55 EST (2.4m)
forecast windsFriday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts
Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.Issued Fri 06:01 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast, Cairns Coast, Townsville Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast
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Grantham floods inquiry: Denis Wagner considers legal options after report finds quarry impact 'insignificant'
The former owner of the Grantham quarry is considering his legal options after an inquiry found it did not contribute to the town's deadly 2011 floods.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has ruled the Grantham quarry played little role in the deadly 2011 flood and its owners were unjustly blamed.
The aurora australis has put on a colourful show over parts of southern Victoria and Tasmania overnight.