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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Sat 17:32 (2.8m)
Low Sun 00:02 (0.9m)
High Sun 05:48 (2.0m)
Low Sun 11:29 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

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

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Weather News

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13:14 EDT

La Nina has already made its presence felt in Darwin, with this month already being the wettest October since 2010 - coincident with the last strong La Nina event.

October brings more rain for Victoria

12:25 EDT

Victoria has not escaped the unsettled weather that has impacted the southeast recently, as rainfall, strong winds and the odd storm have all featured in the past 24 hours.