Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a firm a ridge over north Queensland waters. The high will likely drift slowly north over New South Wales while weakening during the weekend.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore north of Cairns.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 24 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre 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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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