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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Thu 01:16 (2.5m)
Low Thu 09:38 (1.5m)
High Thu 12:36 (1.6m)
Low Thu 18:47 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE increasing 20/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE increasing 20/25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots north of Innisfail in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef in the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots north of Innisfail during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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