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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Mon 16:54 (1.7m)
Low Mon 21:55 (1.5m)
High Tue 05:02 (2.5m)
Low Tue 12:01 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Monday: SE 30 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds easing to 10/15 knots during the morning, but continuing to reach up to 20 knots offshore at times. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Mon 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE

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