Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1021 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a ridge through north Queensland waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 26 August

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 27 August

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots north of Innisfail during the afternoon. Inshore winds south of Innisfail south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 28 August

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Grafton at times before dawn. Inshore winds south of Innisfail south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Monday.

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