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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Thu 01:35 EST (2.3m)
Low Thu 08:26 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 14:59 EST (2.1m)
Low Thu 21:00 EST (1.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Wed 15:51 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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