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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Fri 21:20 (1.3m)
High Sat 04:54 (2.5m)
Low Sat 11:15 (1.6m)
High Sat 16:34 (2.0m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Fri 15:50 EST

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

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