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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Fri 14:46 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:30 EST (3.1m)
Low Sat 03:31 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 09:21 EST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 30 kts
Sunday: SE 25/30 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore at times. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Grenville at times. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots at times. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE

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07:17 EST

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Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

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