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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Wed 05:30 (1.6m)
Low Wed 10:57 (1.3m)
High Wed 17:45 (2.4m)
Low Thu 00:49 (1.2m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the evening. Inshore winds south of Innisfail decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the morning. Winds south of Innisfail decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Winds south of Innisfail tending east to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Variable below 10 knots tending northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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