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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 18:04 (1.1m)
High Thu 00:32 (2.4m)
Low Thu 06:28 (1.5m)
High Thu 12:32 (2.3m)

forecast winds

Sunday: S/SW 30 kts
Monday: S/SE 35 kts
Tuesday: S/SW 25/40 kts
Wednesday: S/SW 30/40 kts

forecast

South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of Innisfail. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southeasterly south of Innisfail. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore later in the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres north of Cairns by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 25/40 knots, tending south to southeasterly south of Innisfail. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 30/40 knots, tending south to southeasterly south of Innisfail. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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06:17 EST
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18:41 EST
last light
19:03 EST
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21:48 EST
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10:46 EST
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Weather News

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Tropical Cyclone Niran update

12:02 EDT

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