Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 23 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A series of high pressure systems over southeastern Australia will maintain a firm ridge over north Queensland waters throughout the forecast period.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 24 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 25 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots reaching up to 25 knots north of Cairns.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 26 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots reaching up to 25 knots north of Cairns.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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

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