Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Weather Situation

Weak high pressure centres over New South Wales and central Australia will maintain a ridge about the east tropical coast during the next couple of days. A new, strong high will enter the Great Australia Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 20 knots at times in the far north.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.

Thursday 31 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Friday 1 August

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

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 Wednesday.

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