Peninsula Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for CairnsHigh Fri 19:40 EST (2.7m)
Low Sat 01:42 EST (0.7m)
High Sat 07:55 EST (2.4m)
Low Sat 13:48 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsFriday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Sunday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.Issued Fri 11:27 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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Strong Wind Warning for Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast, Townsville Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast
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