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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Sun 13:30 (0.8m)
High Sun 19:37 (2.7m)
Low Mon 01:34 (0.5m)
High Mon 08:05 (3.4m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Northeasterly below 10 knots, becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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first light
06:02 EST
sunrise
06:24 EST
sunset
18:15 EST
last light
18:37 EST
rise
16:15 EST
set
04:10 EST
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