Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 29 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1017 hPa] lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge along the tropical east coast. The ridge will start to weaken from today. A trough in the Coral Sea will linger near the North Tropical Coast, weakening by Monday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Monday 30 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 1 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. Possible shower.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Sunday.

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