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Tides

Tides for Cairns

Low Wed 18:10 (1.6m)
High Wed 23:26 (1.8m)
Low Thu 05:21 (1.4m)
High Thu 12:06 (2.3m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning 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 Wed 04:45 EST

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

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Weather News

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14:22 EDT

Rain and thunderstorms have continued to soak northern Queensland during the last 24 hours, with central Australia next in line.

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13:28 EDT

Farmers across Australia battling drought are having to wait up to a year to see if they've been approved for a loan from the Federal Government.

Rain record broken near Townsville as a monsoonal low tracks across Queensland's north-west

13:26 EDT

Torrential rain in north Queensland has smashed a record as a tropical low in the Gulf Country brings heavy rain to northern and western parts of Queensland as it slowly moves towards the Northern Territory.