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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 06:08 (2.1m)
Low Tue 11:43 (1.2m)
High Tue 18:09 (2.6m)
Low Wed 00:26 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Monday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 10 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 16:09 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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18:57 EST
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