Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 16 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system [1021hPa] over the southwestern Coral Sea will extend a ridge over northern Queensland waters, maintaining moderate to fresh east to southeasterly winds during the forecast period.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the afternoon and evening. Winds inshore south of Innisfail south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the early morning and again in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 17 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching up to 20 knots at times during the afternoon. Winds inshore south of Innisfail south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 18 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore south of Innisfail south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 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 Sunday.

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