Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Monday 27 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high lies in the far southwest of the Great Australian Bight. It will move slowly east during the forecast period, strengthening the ridge over north Queensland waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Innisfail in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Innisfail.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Monday.

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