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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Thu 23:57 (1.1m)
High Fri 05:13 (1.9m)
Low Fri 11:03 (0.9m)
High Fri 18:02 (2.8m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly inshore around Cairns this afternoon. Winds also turning northeasterly inshore south of Innisfail. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: North of Cape Grafton: east to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. South of Cape Grafton: variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the late morning then tending northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots offshore north of Cape Grafton in the afternoon. Lighter south to southwesterly winds inshore south of Innisfail in the early morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

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

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