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Tides for Cairns

High Wed 07:16 EST (2.2m)
Low Wed 13:25 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 20:14 EST (2.9m)
Low Thu 02:11 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 25/30 kts
Friday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Grenville. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Wednesday: 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. Outlook 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 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef.

Issued Tue 22:05 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE

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