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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Thu 09:17 (3.0m)
Low Thu 15:14 (1.2m)
High Thu 20:46 (2.3m)
Low Fri 03:02 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 25 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots north of Innisfail. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Innisfail. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

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

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