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Tides for Cairns

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Sunday: SE 25 kts
Monday: SE 20/25 kts
Tuesday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Grenville in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 04:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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