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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 23:32 EST (2.8m)
Low Tue 05:48 EST (0.9m)
High Tue 11:58 EST (2.2m)
Low Tue 17:52 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cape Grenville during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:51 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE

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