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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Fri 07:45 (2.5m)
Low Fri 13:32 (1.2m)
High Fri 19:23 (2.4m)
Low Sat 01:41 (0.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: SE 25 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots from late morning, and reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Cairns during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Cairns. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Thu 15:54 EST

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

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