Cairns Coast Weather

Forecast

Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

Issued at: 18/01/2018 15:51.

A weak trough will likely persist over northern Peninsula waters over the next few days. A firm ridge and fresh east to southeasterly winds will extend into waters to the south of the trough through the remainder of today and Friday. The ridge will then gradually weaken over the weekend.
Thursday, 18/01/2018
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Friday, 19/01/2018
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather Cloudy. 80% chance of showers offshore north of Cairns, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, 20/01/2018
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Cloudy.
Sunday, 21/01/2018
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 19/01/2018 04:45

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Current Weather

Cooktown   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Airport. 5m above sea level. 5km from coast.

Wind

S   9 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

24.2°c

Rain 9am

90.2 mm

Low Isles   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Top of lighthouse. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SE   21 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

28.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Arlington Reef   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Elevated platform. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SE   23 kts

Gusts

27 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Innisfail   18 Jan 09:00

Anemometer Location: Sloping ground. 8m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

SW   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

25.5°c

Rain 9am

8.0 mm

Cardwell   18 Jan 09:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

S   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

24.5°c

Rain 9am

63.0 mm

Holmes Reef   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 2m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SE   23 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

27.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Flinders Reef   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Platform. 2.5m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SE   22 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

28.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Willis Island   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: On rolling ground. 8m above sea level. Small island.

Wind

ESE   23 kts

Gusts

27 kts

Temp

26.3°c

Rain 9am

2.8 mm

Lihou Reef   18 Jan 19:38

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 3m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

ESE   22 kts

Gusts

31 kts

Temp

25.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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