Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsLow Fri 02:50 EST (0.8m)
High Fri 08:39 EST (2.4m)
Low Fri 14:46 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 21:30 EST (3.1m)
forecast windsFriday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/30 kts
Sunday: SE 20/25 kts
Thursday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Friday: 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 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE
most recent warnings
- Horn Island
- Lockhart River
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.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.