Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 28 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand is maintaining a weak ridge over the western Coral Sea onto the tropical northeast coast. The ridge will weaken over the next several days as the high continues moving to the east of New Zealand and a low pressure system moves east across the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Saturday 29 August

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 30 August

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 31 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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