Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow 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 windsFriday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 30 kts
Sunday: SE 25/30 kts
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
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Peninsula and Cooktown Coasts, cancelled for Torres Strait
View all current warnings
- Horn Island
- Lockhart River
Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.