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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 06:44 (2.3m)
Low Wed 12:24 (1.2m)
High Wed 18:38 (2.5m)
Low Thu 00:53 (0.8m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:59 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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Weather News

December rain more likely as MJO looms

17:10 EDT

After an exceptionally dry November for most of Australia, there are signs that wet weather could ramp up as we head into December under the influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation.

Queensland BOM forecast predicts fast and furious thunderstorms for south-east

13:25 EDT

Homeowners are being warned to brace for another series of destructive storms with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail this afternoon across south-east Queensland.