Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system north of New Zealand will move slowly eastwards through today, extending a weak ridge over north Queensland waters. A new high pressure system will then move east into the northern Tasman Sea during Wednesday and Thursday, maintaining the weak ridge.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 September

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots inshore in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower.

Thursday 28 September

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

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 Tuesday.

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