Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends over North Queensland waters, strengthening a little from Thursday as a high [1027 hPa] moves into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 30 September

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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