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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sun 04:46 (1.5m)
High Sun 09:47 (1.8m)
Low Sun 16:18 (0.9m)
High Sun 23:22 (2.6m)

forecast winds

Saturday: S/SE 20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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