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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 04:57 (1.2m)
High Wed 11:41 (2.4m)
Low Wed 18:10 (1.6m)
High Wed 23:26 (1.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10 kts
Friday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots before dawn then tending easterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 15:57 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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05:41 EST
sunrise
06:04 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:19 EST
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09:23 EST
set
21:58 EST
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