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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 05:28 (2.0m)
Low Wed 11:18 (0.8m)
High Wed 17:55 (2.8m)
Low Thu 00:14 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 20/25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Innisfail. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending 20/25 knots north of Innisfail until mid afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening, then increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds tending lighter 10/15 knots inshore south of Innisfail. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Tue 16:07 EST

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

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