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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 23:26 (1.8m)
Low Thu 05:21 (1.4m)
High Thu 12:06 (2.3m)
Low Thu 18:57 (1.6m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to northeasterly 10/15 knots offshore, tending variable about 10 knots inshore. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, tending east to southeasterly in the morning. Winds increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Winds variable about 10 knots inshore during the early morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Wed 15:50 EST

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

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