Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Thursday 2 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system over southeastern Australia will remain slow moving for the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge along the north Queensland coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
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
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Friday 3 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

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