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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sat 11:10 (2.2m)
Low Sat 18:08 (1.5m)
High Sun 00:37 (1.9m)
Low Sun 06:03 (1.8m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:45 EST

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

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06:20 EST
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18:44 EST
last light
19:05 EST
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22:22 EST
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11:16 EST
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Weather News

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17:23 EDT

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