Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure will remain along the east coast during the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Thursday 2 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Friday 3 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Innisfail.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Saturday 4 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

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 Thursday.

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