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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 17:21 (1.9m)
Low Tue 22:29 (1.6m)
High Wed 04:58 (2.2m)
Low Wed 11:33 (1.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SE 25 kts
Wednesday: SE 20/25 kts
Thursday: SE 20/25 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knot at times offshore. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, with lighter south to southwesterly winds inshore in protected areas in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, with lighter south to southeasterly winds inshore in protected areas in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the evening.

Issued Tue 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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