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Tides for Cardwell

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forecast winds

Friday: SE 25 kts
Saturday: SE 25 kts
Sunday: SE 20/25 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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