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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 03:06 (2.4m)
Low Tue 10:48 (1.5m)
High Tue 15:40 (1.6m)
Low Tue 19:19 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 30 kts
Tuesday: SE 30 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 25/30 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cairns. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots before dawn then increasing to 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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