Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh 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 windsMonday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts
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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Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected
A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.