Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh Wed 06:21 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 12:05 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 18:40 EST (2.7m)
Low Thu 00:48 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: SE 20/25 kts
Thursday: SE increasing 20/30 kts
Friday: SE 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E
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Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.