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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Fri 22:31 (1.8m)
Low Sat 05:28 (1.1m)
High Sat 12:46 (2.2m)
Low Sun 06:24 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: E 10/15 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots, tending easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 15:55 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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05:22 EST
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05:45 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
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22:06 EST
set
09:31 EST
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