Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure will remain over Central Australia during the next few days. A strengthening ridge will extend along the east coast of Queensland during the weekend as high moves into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Friday.

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