Cairns Coast Weather

Forecast

Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

Issued at: 25/05/2017 04:45.

A high over central Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. The high will maintain a ridge over northern Queensland waters through the forecast period.
Thursday, 25/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cairns in the evening.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.
Friday, 26/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cairns early in the morning.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.
Swell Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Saturday, 27/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 25/05/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Cooktown   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

23.2°c

Rain 9am

0.2 mm

Low Isles   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SSE   20 kts

Gusts

23 kts

Temp

23.8°c

Rain 9am

4.0 mm

Arlington Reef   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   22 kts

Gusts

26 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Innisfail   25 May 06:00

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

Wind

S   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

17.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cardwell   24 May 09:00

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

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

24.0°c

Rain 9am

5.0 mm

Holmes Reef   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   24 kts

Gusts

28 kts

Temp

25.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Flinders Reef   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   22 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

25.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Willis Island   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   21 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

25.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Lihou Reef   24 May 21:30

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

Wind

  0.0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

25.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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