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Tides

Tides for Cairns

High Tue 08:18 (2.8m)
Low Tue 14:15 (1.4m)
High Tue 19:44 (2.2m)
Low Wed 01:59 (0.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: E 10 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots, with inshore afternoon easterly seabreezes. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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Weather News

Fire and strong wind warnings still in place as a heatwave conditions ease across south-eastern states

00:36 EDT

Sweltering conditions have eased in much of Victoria and South Australia, but fire danger remains and the heat is expected to continue in New South Wales and Queensland into Australia Day.

BOM monitors potential tropical cyclone as Queenslanders prepare to swelter and soak through Australia Day

17:10 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is monitoring a low in the Gulf of Carpentaria that , with forecasters also expecting a mixed bag for Queensland's weather this Australia Day.

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