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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sun 11:03 (2.5m)
Low Sun 17:04 (0.9m)
High Sun 23:11 (2.5m)
Low Mon 05:27 (0.7m)

forecast winds

Sunday: SE increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots north of Cairns in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 04:51 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:47 EST
sunrise
06:08 EST
sunset
18:13 EST
last light
18:34 EST
rise
08:16 EST
set
21:06 EST
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Weather News

Broken Hill cops a drenching with half of all last year's rainfall falling in just 20 minutes

18:56 EST

Dry outback towns in the New South Wales far west have been drenched with their heaviest rainfalls in recent years including Broken Hill, hit with unusual flash flooding.

Northern Territory September rain and thunderstorms

13:12 EST

A low pressure trough has drawn in tropical moisture and spread it across northern parts of the Northern Territory, resulting in significant September rain and a few storms.