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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 08:39 (2.8m)
Low Wed 14:29 (1.2m)
High Wed 20:06 (2.3m)
Low Thu 02:29 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Winds inshore south of Innisfail tending westerly about 10 knots in the early morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE

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