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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Tue 15:32 (1.1m)
High Tue 21:21 (2.3m)
Low Wed 03:45 (0.8m)
High Wed 10:06 (2.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SE/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: E 10 kts

forecast

Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots reaching 10/15 knots south of Cowley Beach in the early morning and again in the afternoon. Winds then tending north to northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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

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19:28 EST
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07:24 EST
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