Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. This ridge will remain in place for the next few days.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 20 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the late afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 21 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 4:45 am EST Monday.

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