Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 26 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1018 hPa] in the eastern Coral Sea extends a weak ridge over northern waters. A new high will move into the Tasman Sea early Wednesday, maintaining the ridge.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly about 10 knots south of Innisfail.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, decreasing to below 1 metre in the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 October

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 28 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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